The game is played with a set of cards numbered 1 to 9 and a 3-by-3 gameboard. Take turns either to put one of the 9 cards into an empty square, or to move to an adjacent empty square one of the cards that has already been placed. The winner is the […]
Games and puzzles are used to provide motivation for drill and practice, to review earlier work, and for assessment. Learners develop their understanding and creative skills by inventing their own puzzles and variations of the games.
The Checkit Game is enjoyed by all ages with variations including simple operations with whole numbers, fractions, […]
The picture shows the 7 pieces of the Soma Cube Puzzle. They are made from cubes glued together. Contrasting colours make the puzzle easier to solve as the aim is to assemble the pieces to give a chequerboard effect.
If you make your own puzzle then you can enjoy solving many more challenges. A large […]
Here is one example: F=1, O=9, T=4, B=6, A=5, L=3, G=8, M=2, E=7
How many solutions can you find?
There are 224 solutions altogether.
You can work with pencil and […]
Hint: Imagine adding up the tens column.
What number do you think has to go in the hundreds place? Why?
In the simpler number puzzles 1. and 2. put different numbers in place of the […]
You will need to download and print out this jigsaw (or draw the pieces on squared paper), and cut up the pieces into squares (don’t cut along the diagonal lines!).