Playful Puzzling

Playful Puzzling


Here are some problems that we hope you will puzzle over, play with, and pit your wits against. Practise and persevere, and your persistence will pay off! 


Multiples Sudoku 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.

Shape Products 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the multiplication sums to work out what they are?

Number Families 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
How many different number families can you find?

Alison's Quilt 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Nine squares are fitted together to form a rectangle. Can you find its dimensions?
A collection of short problems on factors, multiples and primes.