Problem Solving Activities
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(Site designed by Charyl Kerns Hills & supported by Council Rock's Math Specialists)Great activities for the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
Skyscraper Caper Holiday fun from DreamBox. SEEDS Together Help Beau in Ghana make a transformation. Construction Fall + Plan ahead to make structures fall. Sandcastle Builder Test your building skills without the mess of sand. Surf's Up Primary maze. $100 Word Calculator Continue the search from Dana's Fun Night. GO DANA!! Animal See Saw Don't tip the scale in this Count ON strategy game for 2. Lemonade Stand Test your business sense in honor of Alex's Lemonade Stand. Math Cats Great math thinking games. Rush Hour M. Riedel's version of this logic sliding puzzle. Traffic Jam Help people exchange places from Math Forum. Wally's Stock Ticker Learn about stocks. Wonderopolis Each day a new question is posed. Classics Chinese Checkers Illuminations Concentration Multiple math concept versions. Copy Cat Jack! New spin on Simon. Hare & Hounds French board game. IQ Classic solitaire peg game. Marbles Classic strategy game with a new twist. Memory Concentration Memory concentration game. Nine Men's Morris Classic strategy game. Pegjumper Classic solitaire peg game. Senet From the British Museum-an ancient Egyptian game. Simon Classic memory game. Summer Slide Timed summer slide puzzle. Snakes & Ladders Classic counting board game for 1 or 2. Sokoban Strategy game from Japan. SET A game of attributes & visual perception. New York Times SET 4 new puzzles daily. Quiddler Short word game. Xactika Card game of predictions & estimation. Bridges Brainbasher Bridges Daily logic puzzle connect the islands. Chess Chess Chess Boss Interactive chess against opponents. Hangman Chess Play to learn chess terms. Connect 4 Connect 4 Electronic version. Dots Game Dots Math Game Connect dots to close off squares. Invent! Inventors' Workshop Log in at PBS to create inventions. I Was Wondering Science games promoting women scientists. Kakooma Greg Tang's 5 challenging levels with various operations. Kakuro Brain Basher Kakuro Daily timed puzzle with combinations given. Kakuro Online 4 challenging levels to play on the computer. Kakuro Another interactive version with 3 levels. Kenkuro KenKen NY Times 6 new puzzles daily. KenKen Classroom Ken Ken up to 9 x 9. Mathdoku More Ken Ken with 4 levels. Logic Frog Puzzle Devise a strategy to cross frogs. Goat Crossing Safely cross the goats. Guess My Number Primary number riddle game. Pico.. Guess the number with Pico, Fermi, Bagels. Puzzler's Paradise Interactive logic problems. Mancala Mancala Snails Challenge a friend or computer with this African strategy game. Mancala Online Version from Math Playgroud. Nim Disc Nim Nim with 36 discs. Nim Challenge the computer with 16 Nim playing pieces. Proton Nim Nim with protons. Try on various levels. Matchstick Nim Try 3 levels of Nim with 21 matchsticks. Reversed versions can also be played. Scaredy Cats Nim with cats in a 4 x 4 array. Created by W. Petti. Numbrix A consecutive number logic puzzle. Pentominoes Pentominoes Electronic version. Pentomino Challenges Electronic pentomino puzzles. Pentomino Square Create a square with pentominoes. Pic-a-Pix Pic-a-Pix Logic puzzles from Conceptis. Shikaku How-To Tutorial to help. Shikaku Room Create your own puzzle & solve. Sudoku Count On Sudoku 5 levels of daily puzzles. JigSawdoku Use color in this 6 x 6 puzzle. Kids Shape Sudoku Printable shape Sudoku puzzles. Sudoku 4 challenging levels to play on the computer or print out. Sudoku Spoiler Solves any Sudoku puzzle & times itself. Tetris Math Cats Tetris Another electronic version. Toothpick Puzzles Learning Tree Puzzles Matchstick (toothpick) puzzles from the UK. Venn Diagrams Oops Hoops I SPY challenge with hoops. Yahtzee Electronic Yahtzee Solitary interactive version. Problems & Puzzles AIMS Puzzle Corner Try a variety of puzzles here. Bedtime Math Great daily differentiated problems for the love of math. Creativity Challenges PBS Parent Creativity Challenges. Figure This! Math challenges by topic. Kidprintables Brain Teasers Ages 8 and up. Math Olympiad New problem monthly. Mathwire Problem resources for gr. 3 & 4. nrich Monthly enriching games, puzzles, articles, etc. Number Fix Great writing for meaning ideas. Math Contest Math Contest from Ole Miss. Math or Magic Amazing Age An age card trick. Calendar Magic Learn a calendar trick. Magic Gopher Decide math or magic. Mysterious Mind Reader Follow online directions for some "magic."