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Retrolife Puzzles

Download the Puzzles: Download and print these puzzles! (PDF) Submitted by: Yossi...

Puzzle & Game

Download the Puzzle/Game: Download and print this puzzle and game! (PDF) Submitted by: Jeremiah...

Games Kit

Download the Game Kit: This volume contains the rule sets of all the games of the Portuguese Championship of Mathematical games (2004-2013) and some exercises on their strategy and tactics. Click the Links Below for the PDF downloads: Games Kit Instructions PDF -...

Wordless Geometry

Download the Puzzles: For every image, the question is the same: what fraction of the shape is shaded? Each problem can be solved without numbers or words: just geometric observations. Click Here for the PDF download. Submitted by: Nancy Blachman, prepared by Daniel...

Latin Erdős

Download the Game: In this game each move consists in placing a disc with a number in a free square, provided such a placement does not give rise to any repetition of numbers in any row or column. A square filled with numbers according to our rules is called a Latin...

Card Deck of Games

Download the Card Deck: This card deck can be printed on a home or office print on standard letter paper. It includes rules to 26 simple games that can be played with pencil and paper. Click Here for the PDF download. Submitted by: Jorge Nuno Silva Ludos Association...

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 hosts. Have fun turning these concepts into math problems to play with! A Video Perfect for This Year's CoM Theme: '16 Square   Other Fun Math...

Mathemagician Crossword

Download the Puzzle: Solve this NYT Thursday difficulty level puzzle. (PDF) Thanks to Dana Richards!

74G4G7

Download the Template: The 74G4G7 Puzzle — Play with paper, or use plastic to make a Hex-A-Hexa-Plexigon. Thanks to Michael Tanoff!

Patterns II

Download the Game Template & Rules: A rare game based on inductive reasoning! (PDF) Read about the inventor, Sid...

Mathematically Correct Breakfast

Get yourself some bagels… and follow George Hart’s instructions on How to Slice a Bagel into Two Linked Halves. Watch the "How to...

Martin Gardner Puzzles

Some of the Best Martin Gardner-style Puzzles: Click here for five dozen Martin Gardner related puzzles on PUZZLES.COM!

MARTIN 6×6 Challenge

Download the Puzzle: A Sudoku/Slide Puzzle by Kate Jones. Print, solve and play! (PDF). Some stories, and some cool items available from KADON. (PDF) Bonus Material: Celebration of Mind at Ye Olde Gamery in 2012 and 2013 (Includes Photos of...

Nobbly Wobbly Workshop

Our October 5th, 2013 Workshop, Squares, Triangles, and the Nobbly Wobbly gave us a lot of new resources and challenges! Features from Our Workshop: Nobbly Wobbly Coloring on the Cube (PDF) Circle Dot Square Pattern (PDF) Circle Dot Triangle Pattern (PDF) Nobbly...