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Welcome to our Puzzle Corner where you will find a collection of math and science puzzles to stimulate and engage your students.  They are sorted into categories which you’ll find in the left-hand column.  Use the links provided to explore and enjoy these puzzles.

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Some Random Puzzles
Perplexing Pencil Problem
This week's post introduces a wonderful topological puzzle. Topology is one of the newest fields in mathematics. To illustrate this, note that Henri [more]
Toothpick Puzzlers
This week's activity consists of five related puzzles that should challenge students. Matchstick (I have substituted toothpicks) puzzles have been a [more]
The Three-to-Five Triangle Puzzle
This week’s Puzzle Corner activity comes out of a rich historical tradition that dates back to the 19th century when matches were first manufacture [more]
Alphabetical Puzzlers
This week's Puzzle Corner is a collection of puzzles dealing with letters of the alphabet. While they are not necessarily mathematical in nature (alt [more]
Locating Legs
This week's Puzzle Corner activity has a holiday theme. In it, students are presented with a paradoxical scenario and asked to try to make sense of [more]
Flipping Fish
This puzzle has been around in various forms for a number of years. All forms begin with eight toothpicks or matches arranged in the shape of a fish. [more]