Host Resources Added in 2016

Theme: ’16 Square


Golden 16

Use the brightly colored shapes surrounding the line drawing or have fun coloring the composition to create unique patterns and tilings. Experiment with adding a few extra lines to see if you can find other shapes within the pattern such as: Penrose darts, smaller...

Magic Square Game

Based on Leonard Euler’s Semi Magic Squares. Arrange the 16 cubes into a magic square, find a partner and play a magic cube game where you take turns placing the pieces into a square. Choose your pieces carefully--if you place a cube in a row with another cube of the...

Armand Tribute Crossword Puzzle

If you’re thinking you don’t know much about Armand T. Ringer and therefore won’t have much success at a related crossword puzzle, think again. This poet and math enthusiast might be someone that you’re actually quite familiar with. Need a hint? Look at the letters in...

Doubly Marked Robinson Tiles

These Robinson Tiles are like nothing you’ve seen before and are sure to boggle your mind! Cut them out and play around with putting them together. What structure do they naturally force? What patterns can you find? Use the blank tiles provided to draw your own set...

Games Kit

A collection of 12 classic games that were part of the Portuguese Championship of Mathematical games (2004-2013). Each of the selected games strengthens focus, visualization, forward thinking, and problem solving skills and can easily be created using simple household...

Wordless Geometry

Can you figure out what fraction of each shape is shaded? It seems tricky but you don’t even need a paper or pencil to solve these simple puzzles—just look carefully and use some clever thinking! Submitted by: Daniel Finkel Time Required: 10 minutes + You’ll Need: the...

Latin Erdős

A Sudoku-like strategy game in which players take turns placing numbered tokens on a grid. Tokens must be placed so that no single number appears twice in a row or column. It’s no simple task, but it’s possible to fill an entire grid with numbers! Submitted by: Jorge...

Card Deck of Games

Rules to 26 simple pencil and paper games including classics such as Nim, Dots and Boxes, Sudoku, Hex and others you’ve likely never heard of before! Submitted by: Jorge Nuno Silva Time Required: 15 minutes + per game You’ll Need: paper & pencil [maxbutton id="4"...

The Global Math Project Videos

These videos aren't quite activities in themselves, but they were too great not to share with our Celebration of Mind event hosts. Have fun turning these concepts into math problems to play with!              ...