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. App in iOS and see Set Game Apps

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.

Pu Wiang

Pu Wiang and other Transum puzzles

Transum have a great variety of puzzles to try. Can you complete Pu Wiang in 20 moves or less?

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 frequently offers new puzzles to try.

7 Puzzle Blog

7 Puzzle Blog

Sitalakshmi Seshadrinathan’s  Gymnasium for Brain has an extensive collection of puzzles with clear solutions. You could try the puzzle of the day. Note all the other goodies on this site.

Jig Saw Doku    Daily Sudoku


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. 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.

Erich's PuzzlesErich Friedman’s Puzzle Collection includes numerous mathematics puzzles.

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


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)

Maths Doodles

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

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