As part of sharing free online resources in STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths), we have started a series where we will be posting a variety of puzzles and games that you can MAKE and SOLVE at home!
Amidst the global concern over COVID-19, while we are spending more time indoors, this is a great way to engage, exercise and sharpen your mind.
These brain games, challenges, recreational mathematics and its application in physical and social sciences are for everyone – children, students, teachers, research scholars, professionals, and all adults!
Started on 18th March 2020, we have been posting a puzzle a day and we call it #solvepuzzlesstay home, because, in the present times where we are staying in, this can be one way in which you can engage yourself, your children, your parents, or just about anybody!
Puzzle 17: WRONG TO RIGHT PUZZLE
Posted on: 11th April, 2020
Puzzle 16: THE UBUNTU PUZZLE
Posted on: 9th April, 2020
Note : There is right or wrong answers here. you simply need to tell us the most number of UBUNTUs you could fill in the net in a contiguous manner.
Puzzle 15: THE LADDER PUZZLE
Posted on: 8th April,2020
Puzzle 15 in #solvepuzzlesstayhome we have a question of the ladder!
Can you solve this?
Follow the instructions given and try solving the puzzle!
Puzzle 14: INSPECTING THE ROADS
Posted on: 5th April, 2020
Puzzle 13: THE MATCHSTICK PUZZLE
Posted on: 4th April, 2020
We will wait for your answers !
Puzzle 12: PAINTING THE LAMP-POSTS
Posted on: 1st April, 2020
Share your your answers with us at #solvepuzzlesstayhome .
Puzzle 11: THE MATCHSTICK TRIANGLE
Posted on: 31st March, 2020
Puzzle 10: THE PROBLEM OF POTATOES!
Posted on: 30th March, 2020
Solve this puzzle 10 and send us your answers !
Puzzle 09: THE MAGIC PENTAGRAM
Posted on: 28th March, 2020
Puzzle 08: MAGIC SQUARE PUZZLE
Posted on: 27th March, 2020
Puzzle 07: THE NESTED SQUARE PUZZLE
Posted on: 25th March, 2020
We are back with the nested squares !
Look at the nested square net, try to identify the pattern and then fill out the table.
Use the #solvepuzzlesstayhome or tag your solutions with @themakerscollaborative .
Puzzle 06: THE WORD-CHANGING LADDER
Posted on: 25th March, 2020
In today’s #solvepuzzlesstayhome, let’s switch on to words from ladders and solve this Puzzle 6 !
Look at the picture below. In this word puzzle, change one word into a new one by the least number of one letter change.
Note: Each change in the word by changing one letter should make a legitimate word. Take the help of the examples and solve !
We await your solutions : )
Puzzle 05: THE MATCHSTICK TREE BRANCHING PUZZLE
Posted on: 23rd March, 2020
Puzzle 04: THE MATCHSTICK
Posted on: 21st March, 2020
Today in #solvepuzzlesstayhome, we want you to take out that matchbox kept at home, not to light matchsticks, but to solve this Puzzle 04! 🤓
All you need is 18 matchsticks. Arrange them as shown in the picture.
The problem is to rearrange them so that you enclose 2 four-sided spaces, one 3-times the size of the other.
Note: All the 18 matchsticks have to be used. And you need to make 2 four-sided figures. 🧐
Send us photos of your solution! 🤠
Puzzle 03: COUNT THE RECTANGLES! 😎
Posted on: 19th March, 2020
Try it out and let us know your answers in the comments! 🧐 📝🤓
Puzzle 02 : COUNT THE SQUARES!
Posted on: 17th March, 2020
Puzzle 01: THE MAP FOLDING PUZZLE
Posted on: 18th March, 2020
What you will need? An A4 sheet and a pencil/pen.
Video by: Sanjukta Das
Music: Voyage, Musician: @iksonofficial
For answers to the puzzles, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you the solutions as well as the ways to arrive at it.
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