Maths Puzzles

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several wooden dominoes are arranged on an orange background and next to them is a set of blue dots
Double Domino Puzzle - mathsticks.com
This is a unique, thought-provoking puzzle. Yes, at first glance it seems disarmingly simple: arrange the pieces to from 7 different domino doubles... but it's trickier than it seems and encourages children to persevere with different strategies. Download and print yourslef, or get a wooden version (shipped in UK).
several wooden dominoes are arranged on an orange background and next to them is a set of blue dots
Double Domino Puzzle - mathsticks.com
This is a unique, thought-provoking puzzle. Yes, at first glance it seems disarmingly simple: arrange the pieces to from 7 different domino doubles... but it's trickier than it seems and encourages children to persevere with different strategies. Download and print yourslef, or get a wooden version (shipped in UK).
a card with the words would you rather have? and an image of a cartoon character
A Mathematical Would You Rather Game Book
This fun, interactive game books that will change the way you think about maths. Turn maths into a game of choices with unique questions - download the free set of sample pages here to test-drive the idea.
two sudoku puzzles for kids to practice numbers and counting with matching pictures on them
Kids Sudoku - 4x4 and 6x6
We’ve been working with Sudoku puzzles for a few years now. It is easy to see how useful they are in helping children develop or refine their logical, problem solving skills. The one difficulty is, however, that some Sudoku puzzles look ugly and complicated. Our designs use a different approach. We think this finally brings Sudoku firmly into the classroom, with a meaningful, colourful and clear approach.
an image of a number line with green circles
Fruzzles are Here - mathsticks.com
Can you solve it? Draw loops around the circles so that the fraction labels are all correct.
a red pencil sitting on top of a sud puzzle
Hunting for Magic Squares - mathsticks.com
Maths and Magic Squares are always popular - but filing an empty Magic Square can be tricky... here's a different approach: the numbers are all there, but the Square is hiding. Can your children see the forest or the trees?
three cards with numbers and symbols on them
Stick Puzzles – Ice Breakers! - mathsticks.com
New class? Get your children working (and talking) together by letting them work on these (match)stick puzzles. We’ve pulled together 19 of our favourite ‘stick’ puzzles and formatted them so they can be printed and cut into separate puzzle cards. Children can work on them with craft sticks, toothpicks, cotton buds, strips of card… or even on …
the chocolate break worksheet is shown with four pieces of chocolate on top of each other
A Chocolate Problem
Use you knowledge of area and multiples to rebuild these two broken chocolate bars - a great Chocolate Maths Problem from mathsticks.com
a book with the title findr's quest written on it
Findor's Trilogy: maths problems - mathsticks.com
Hobbity themed maths puzzles and problems - three mini booklets to download and print, plus teachers notes and a certificate: Findor's Trilogy | www.mathsticks.com
four different patterns in the same pattern
Problem Solving with Sudoku - here are four 6x6 Sudoku Puzzles transformed into jigsaws for our mathsticks+ members | www.mathsticks.com
four squares with numbers on them in black and white, one is missing the number
Here's a different slant on the Magic Square activity - a set of 4x4 puzzles that challenge children to use their calculation, collaboration and problem solving skills... there's a touch of mathsticks magic too!
two diagrams showing the same number of people in each group, and one with numbers on it
Puzzling Diamonds - mathsticks.com
a book with the title finder's quest written in black and white on it
Hobbit themed maths puzzles - a min--book of maths puzzles included with the Mathsticks ChristMaths 2012 eBook... **this has now been updated and extended for 2013**