Primary Games and Puzzles for Summer 2021

We have a challenge a day for you throughout the summer break...

Each weekday from 19 July to 31 August, a new game or puzzle will appear on this page.

After you've had a go at the day's challenge you may be able to compare your approach to the solutions we have published, which are based on students' work. 

You can also find Secondary Games and Puzzles for Summer 2021.

Junior Frogs

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

A First Product Sudoku

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?

Countdown

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

Seeing Squares

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Dicey Addition

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?