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Here we feature a new interactive puzzle to play on the web or on your iPhone/iPad. They are fun and challenging.
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Logic Puzzles
These puzzles are really fun, and they’re really educational too. Print them and solve, or invite your students to play online.
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Hands On Puzzles
Over 100 puzzles, sorted by grade level and easy to use with your students. Collection of classic and Modern Puzzles.
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Family Brainstorms
Here we feature a new puzzle that you can print out on a single page and use as a black line master with your students.
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Puzzle Sets
Created by the Grabarchuk Family to challenge and confound the most adventurous puzzle players. We post a new Puzzle Set to start each month.
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Mastering Yourself...
Mastering Yourself...
by Shelly Hazard
Buddha, a wise man and philosopher, points out the benefits of mastering yourself in this month's puzzle.
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Strimko Set 157
Strimko Set 157
by The Grabarchuk Family
Fill in the grid with missing numbers so that each row, column, and stream contain different numbers.
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A Hopscotch Puzzle
A Hopscotch Puzzle
by Henry E. Dudeney
Can you draw the hopscotch figure shown in the illustration without taking your pencil off the paper or going along the same line twice?
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Name the Month
Name the Month
by Martin Gardner
It is said this set of strange symbols stands for a month. What should be the possible approach to break this "code" down and thus, decipher what month it can be? Will it be a forthright approach or more complicated?
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Why Men Grow Old...
Why Men Grow Old...
by Shelly Hazard
This month, we have another quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American Jurist on the Surpreme Court of the United States during the early 1900s. He retired from the Supreme Court when he was 90 years old, making him the oldest Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. This month, he points out what makes men old.
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Worldscapes Convention
Worldscapes Convention
by Shelly Hazard
The Worldscapes Convention, the premiere gaming, science fiction, and fantasy event of the year, takes place this month! By land, sea, and air, people flock to Indianapolis at this time each year to experience four packed solid days of gaming, science fiction and fantasy...
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Hog-Tied
Hog-Tied
Two hostages are tied together by their wrists, as shown. Can they separate themselves without cutting the rope or untying the knots?
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The Triangular Grid
The Triangular Grid
by Peter Grabarchuk
Arrange eight pieces to create a shape with a triangular pattern on it. Each piece is cut from a hexagon and includes a part of the pattern on it. The goal is to fit the pieces correctly within the board.
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Daring to Be Different...
Daring to Be Different...
by Shelly Hazard
Johnny Depp, a well-known American Actor, observes the message that he feels his work makes with this month's puzzle.
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GridWorks Logic Puzzles 095-096
GridWorks 095-096
from ThinkFun Inc. and The Grabarchuk Family
Place the nine colored tokens on the 3x3 game grid in a pattern that matches the clues.
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Heavy Weight
Heavy Weight
by Martin Gardner
There is a set of nine identical weights and simple scales (without any measures) - just as shown in the illustration. It is known that one weight is a little bit heavier than the eight others. Using only the scales can you identify the heavier weight in two weighings only?
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Hampton Court Maze
Hampton Court Maze
Find the path through the most famous of all hedge mazes - Hampton Court Maze. It traces its roots back to 1702, being the oldest surviving maze of this kind in the World.
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When You've Experienced...   Strimko Set 155   Hard 14   The Match Cross   When You Laugh With Me...   Replacing the Car
Grandma's House   Eight Checkered L's   A Man's Oath   GridWorks Logic Puzzles 093-094   Get 4L   Key Word
We Think Our Deeds   Strimko Set 153   From Five to Four   Counting the Triangles   A Friend Is...   Got Fruit?
 
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As a teacher, what you really need most to have a great puzzle program, are the puzzles themselves. So here they are, organized and sorted the best way we know how, to be useful to you and your students. If you have suggestions for new ways to present puzzles, send us a note, to tthompson@thinkfun.com.

What's New
Mastering Yourself... - play new educational puzzle online  |  September 12, 2013
Strimko Set 157 - play new educational logic puzzle  |  September 12, 2013
A Hopscotch Puzzle - solve new educational hands on puzzle  |  September 12, 2013
Name the Month - download new educational family brainstorm  |  September 12, 2013
Why Men Grow Old... - play new educational puzzle online  |  August 21, 2013
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