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PUZZLEBOXX is a collection of puzzles and problems suitable for children (aged 9 & upwards) and adults.  Some are fairly simple.  Others may take some time.  Some require pencil and paper.  Others may require a practical solution.  Almost all of them will be easier to solve if you discuss your ideas with a partner.

 

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VISUAL

Problems that have a strong visual element. 

WORD-BASED

Problems that are largely to do with words - or that require discussion. 

PRACTICAL

Problems that require a hands-on approach. 

LOGICAL

Problems that are predominantly mathematical or require a structured approach.  

LATERAL

Problems that require a spark of insight to solve. 

 
 

Pig-pen

Treasure map

 

Crazy animals

 

Fruit & nuts

 

Handbags

Windmill

 

Cut the cards

 

Magic Matchboxes

 

Take a break

Car-wash

 

Sum-cards

 

Sub-cards

 

Orchard fences

Lift-off

 

Going dotty

 

Half-full or half-empty?

 

Match this (2)

 
 

Water-jug

 

Square

 

Match this (1)

 

Five threes

Aha!

 

Strange countries

 

In a state

 

Sounds good to me

Folding stuff

 

Cut and fold (1)

 

Tri-circle

 

Knotty problem

Football results

Grandma

 

Coin corners

 

A moment in time?

 

River crossing

 
 

Penny-square

 

On the lawn

 

Match this (3)

 

The olive grove

Startling

Paper-folder (red)

 

Wiggle

 

Loop the loop

 

Tied up in knots

Socks

 

Triple-flipper

 

Octa-cross

 

Dodeca-cross

Switched on

 

Suspicious

 

Spellbound

 

Marbles

 
 

Penny grid

 

Eight threes

 

Eggs-actly

 

Upside-down

B & B

 

Ha ha!

 

Twins?

 

Friday

Paper-folder (green)

 

What a corker

 

Ears & nose

 

Chopsticks

Shape up

 

Colour-sums

 

Oh brother!

 

Pizza party

Trick questions

 
 

Sheep-pen

 

Triangle

 

Gold hunt

 

Archway

Car-crash

 

Con-sequence

 

Family problems

 

Looking sheepish

Paper-folder (blue)

"Cracklejack"

 

Round number

 

Hex

 

Paper-thin

Three + three + three = one

 

Not all there

 

What's going on?

 

Odd one out

 
 

Password

Body parts

 

Number order

 

Common words

 

Atten-shun!

Dodeca-hex

 

Taking turns

 

Dodeca-hedron

 

Box-lids

Fair shares

 

Animal favourites

 

Pet puzzle

 

Tuck-shop

29

 

Zoo-hunt

 

Keep in shape

 

Sporting chance (1)

 
 

Let's face it

 

Three little pigs

 

All square

 

Piece of cake

That's different

 

Unlucky 13

 

Oops!

 

Cheers!

Paperclip trick

 

Threefold

 

Half o'clock

 

Double your money

Millions

 

Think of a number

 

Coloured pencils

 

Pandora's pets

Sum-thing peculiar

 
 

Take a letter

 

My friend Vicki

 

Concentr8

 

How many triangles?

Over & under (1)

 

One potato, two potatoes!

 

Sentence

 

French zoo

Signing on (tonight)

Coats of many colours

 

It will be ages

 

Blockbuster

 

How sweet!

US

 

Holy hats!

 

What a Swiss!

 

Oddballs

 
 

Puzzlepics 1

 

Puzzlepics 2

 

Puzzlepics 3

 

Shape series

Aye, aye captain!

 

Two by two

 

Common

 

Yule get it

Signing on (yesterday)

 

Signing on (tomorrow)

 

Ten coins

 

Jumping Jack Frog

Train times

Clock this!

 

Word order

 

Number-cruncher

 

Timepieces

 
 

Detective story

 

Pics 'n' mix

 

How many rectangles?

 

Sporting chance (2)

Moo-moo!  Quack-quack!

Reel-y difficult

 

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Tied together

 

Circulation

 

Missing numbers

 

Countdown (1)

 

Countdown (2)

 

Mindreader

Bowling teams

 

Colourful language

 

HELP!

 

Over & under (2)

 
 

Sporting chance (3)

 

Almost never

 

Size & shape

 

Arcs

Easy as ABC

 

Easy 2 see

 

Ee 'eck

 

Family problems (2)

Bottleneck

 

Magic hexagon

 

Twisted!

 

Zigger-zagger

Fussy Joseph

 

Bus-driver

 

Tri-tops

 

Tri-tops (abc)

Barrel

 
 

Back off

 

Common2     No copying!  
 

The games below will help to keep your brain active!

Crate-man

(on-line strategy game on this site)

Hexxagon

(on-line strategy game on this site)

Simon

(on-line memory game on this site)

Raku

(on-line strategy game on this site)

Robix

(on-line strategy game on his site)

Dog-bones

(on-line logic game on this site)