# Fold and Hole Sequence – A Math Activity

Do you know the simplest way to teach kids symmetry mathematically is to do ‘Fold and Hole’ method. The one where you first fold the paper in a certain way…

# 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…

# Shipment and Invoices – Math in EveryDay Life

I believe, it is important as a parent to help our kids understand the connection between math and its implementation in every day life. The best way to do that…

# A Bag of Marbles – Math in Everyday Life

We teach our young kids all the basic math concepts additiion , subtraction, multiplication and division. Soon they master it and we move on to teach them fractions and decimals…

# Magic Square – Even Number of Squares

Did you enjoy my previous post about solving a 3 X 3 Magic Square. Now, you might be left wondering what about a 4 X 4 Magic square ? 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…