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Hit the Button

Hit the Button

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Paid
  • age 5+

About Hit the Button

Hit the Button is an interactive maths game from the Top Marks website, are useful in the early stages of learning on multiplication (e.g. times tables)  and division facts. Hit the Button is very flexible, with 166 different maths game modes of varying difficulties and across six topics. Hit the Button web game is available as an app for Windows, Mac, iPad and Android devices.

Teacher Review

Hit the Button app is an interactive maths game with quick fire questions on number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving, multiples, division facts and square numbers. The games which are against the clock challenge and develop a child's mental maths skills.

Top Marks maths hit the button is a quick fire game that can be played using times tables up to 10 or 12, focusing on one particular times table or using a mix of sums from all of them. Race against the clock to answer as many questions correctly as possible and reinforce your multiplication learning. You can choose to be given sums to select the correct answer, or be given an answer to which you need to find the right sum. Once the same question has come up a few times you’ll notice how quickly you’ve internalised the answer.

Times Tables

Top Marks Hit the Button Maths is the best way for children to learn times tables through regular practice. Parents can select individual or mixed times tables up to 10 or 12 for their children. 'Hit the Answer' or 'Hit the Question' options can help parents consolidate multiplication facts in a fun way that kids enjoy.

Number Bonds

Hit the Button Number Bonds continues to be useful to practise addition and subtraction facts. It includes number bonds to 20, 100, and decimals to make 1 and 10.


If your child is confident at doubling bigger numbers, you can try Top Marks Hit The Button. Choose the level from 12 games beginning with doubles to 10 and progressing in difficulty from 2 digit to 3 digits numbers. Your child could also try doubles involving decimal numbers to 10.


Top Marks Hit The Button is a useful way to practise halving numbers. This topic has 12 games with different levels beginning with halves to 10 and progressing in difficulty from 2 digit to 3 digits numbers and halves involving decimal numbers to 10. You can choose the level that will suit your child. 

Division Facts

Hit the Button games will help children to practise their multiplication and division facts at speed. You can select division facts on individual or mixed times tables up to 10 or 12.

Square Numbers

Square Numbers topic provides a fun way for children to learn all the square numbers up to 10 × 10 or 12 × 12.

Hit the Button Maths include fun online games that helps to increase children’s speed with key number facts and concepts. Parents can encourage their child to play maths games found on such as Number Fact Families, Hit the Button and Toy Shop Money Game.

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Hit the Button Details

Teacher Ratings


Android, iPad, iPhone



Critical Thinking
Academic Relevance


In-App Purchases - No

In-App Advertising - No


Topmarks Online Ltd

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Publisher's Description

Hit the Button Maths is an app designed to help develop mental maths and calculation skills.

The app is aimed at 5-11 year olds, has 97 different game modes of varying difficulty so it is useful throughout the primary school age range. You play minute-long games where you answer as many questions as possible. Questions are randomly generated which means it can be played again and again without repetition. The game has been carefully designed for children, with large, widely spaced buttons. We recommend that young children play on an iPad.

Six main topics are covered:

  • Times tables
  • Division
  • Square numbers
  • Number bonds
  • Doubling
  • Halving

Between these topics, the four standard arithmetic operations are covered: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

You can create up to 15 player profiles per device to track an individual's high scores. If you prefer there's also the option to play as a guest. All data is stored locally on your device so you don't have to worry about privacy issues. We've also made it very easy for children to quickly switch between profiles after playing a game, if they're sharing a device.

After each game, the score achieved is displayed along with the child's high score. Bronze, silver or gold stars and trophies are awarded depending on the score achieved in each game.

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