Puzzles

The Set Game - a daily puzzle is set in The New York Times. How many sets can you find? See SET Puzzle Rules to learn how to play.

From Creative Heuristics Ltd, Rogo is a puzzle which is simple to learn and will enable users to practise addition and problem solving skills. Information and full instructions (note the ‘play here’ tab on the menu) are given on the website. Daily puzzles are provided as are solutions.

Find the Factors - Iva Sallay

Find the Factors – Iva Sallay

Try a Find the Factors puzzle from Iva Sallay.

Code Breaker  from Creativity Games.net.
Can you crack the hidden code and place the correct colour marbles in the correct place?

 

Paul Godding’s 7 puzzle blog offers a puzzle every day.

Sitalakshmi Seshadrinathan’s  Gymnasium for Brain has an extensive collection of puzzles with clear solutions.

Jig Saw Doku

Daily Sudoku

BrainBashers
BrainBashers
This site offers a large collection of puzzles and brain teasers, there is also a section on illusions.

KenKen (See KenKen Tutorial)

From Thinkfun comes Rush Hour or for an alternative version: Rush Hour. The Rush Hour game is an online version of the game you can buy programmed by Mark Riedel and includes 40 puzzles. Can you get your car out of the traffic jam?

Puzzles from Plus Magazine (Millenium Maths Project – University of Cambridge)

Brain Boosters from Discovery Education are categorised by type:

From Nikoli.com a collection of puzzles which can be played online, for each puzzle type click on ‘Rules’ and ‘How to Play’ for clear tutorials and instructions.

Puzzle Palace by Erich Friedman, this site includes numerous mathematics puzzles.

Simon Tatham’s Collection
A collection 0f 32 puzzles – these can all be run online.

Puzzletopia
Large collection of puzzles to test your skills including logic and lateral thinking puzzles

Logic Puzzles from John Pratt - there is a link to solutions at the foot of the page.

Nick’s Puzzles (Nick Hobson)

Rubik Cube net puzzle (NRICH)

Building Blocks

Can you arrange the blocks to fit the shape in the fastest time possible? (5 levels)

Copy Cat
You must recreate the given picture.
Study the rotating object on the right.
Drag the object on the left towards the arrows to rotate in your chosen direction so that the face you require is uppermost then place on the picture.

Maths Doodles

This site offers a large collection of puzzles and brain teasers.

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