Another puzzle resource for encouraging persistence and problem solving skills in children. Compatible with iPad and Android tablets as well as PCs this resource can be worked on as a class at an IWB or individually using tablets. It is also simple enough that a physical version could be made with toy cars and a […]

# Category: Problem Solving

## Difference Triangle

This puzzle resource is a very difficult challenge and brings up to date this earlier resource (not tablet compatible) so that the same challenge can be worked with on all devices. It is simple enough to understand. Swap tiles so that each number in the triangle is the absolute difference between the two numbers below. […]

## Route Finder

Another IWB, iPad or Android resource to challenge children’s (or anybody’s) thinking skills. Choose your start point from any of the circular nodes on the grid. You must then visit each straight section in only 19 moves. They will fade out to show they have been visited. As there are 17 straight pieces and the […]

## Flip Over

Another counter sorting puzzle for iPad, Android and IWB along the lines of the Two At a Time puzzle. This is very similar as you must arrange the pattern of shapes so that there are 4 octagons followed by 4 stars with the 2 blanks on the far right. The twist with this puzzle is […]

## Lock Down

A magic square maths variation on the sliding puzzle used in the Letter Blocks resource. Use this on an IWB, computer, iPad or Android device to take up the challenge of making each row, column and the two diagonal lines add up to 12. The catch is that one of the numbers cannot move and […]

## Nine Digits

A mathematical based puzzle for IWB, iPad and Android that requires some careful numeracy thinking and some informed trial and error. When the resource opens you will see that both multiplication calculations give the same result of 3634. The highest number that can be the answer for both calculations using each of the nine digits […]

## Hop Over

Another IWB, iPad and Android compatible teaching and learning resource for problem and puzzle solving. Encourage children to think about how to efficiently approach problems and not to give up by setting them this simple to understand puzzle. The goal is to reverse the order of the counters so that there are 3 purples, then […]