# The 6 – 0 = 81 Matchstick Puzzle

If you are looking for ideas to engage your kids in some fun and mind bending activities, then you should definitely try out the matchstick puzzles. These lateral thinking puzzles…

# Math and Cooking – Math in everyday life

Math is in every aspect of cooking, from measuring to weighing and to reading and converting temperatures. But what if you don’t have any measuring tools while cooking, how can…

# Magic Square 3 X 3

Magic squares have intrigued people from ancient times. A magic square is a square with equal number of rows and columns filled with distinct positive numbers 1, 2, …, arranged…

# MatchStick Puzzles – Largest and Smallest Numbers

Matchstick puzzles are fun to solve. These puzzles are pretty engaging can be used in many ways to teach the basic concepts of Math. Recently, we used the math concept…

# The Blonde Hair Problem

Originally published in the Greek textbook for primary teacher trainees, the Blonde Hair Problem is a very popular mathematical problem. Initially, the problem gives an impression of being an ‘unreal’…

# Critical Thinking Puzzles – Crack the Code

Crack the codes are critical thinking puzzles where you need to decode the three digit key to open the lock. For each of the three digits, hints are given regarding…

# Coin Puzzle – Triangular Number

I often introduce new puzzles to my kids. I believe puzzles have many important benefits for them. It develops their problem solving skills, and persistence. And it also boost their…

# Alphametics- Number Puzzles

Today, I want to show you a dream . A dream where you are sitting in a nice restaurant and waiting for your favorite dish to arrive, and you hear…

# Tower Of Hanoi – Math Puzzle Game

Have you ever introduced the classic Tower of Hanoi game to your kids ? It consists of 3 pegs and a number of disks of different sizes, which can be…

# Matchstick Puzzles – Rearranging Squares

Matchstick puzzles are quiet time activity in our house these days. I have been doing them with my kids for a while now, you can check out our earlier post…