# 6 Coins Puzzle

The 6 coins puzzle looks simple to solve but is trickier than you think. To solve this puzzle all you need is a piece of paper, 3 pennies and 3…

# 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…

# 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…

# 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…

# MatchStick Puzzles – Changing Directions

My kids were so intrigued by the matchstick puzzles we did yesterday that they wanted to do more of them. You can check the matchsticks puzzles we did yesterday here.…

# MatchStick Puzzles

Try these fun and engaging matchstick puzzles with your kids while waiting at the restaurant.