## One Cut Geometry – Day 11

One cut geometry is a fun challenge based on a theorem that every pattern (plane graph) of straight-line cuts can be made by folding and one complete straight cut. So it should be possible to make every single polygon from one cut on a folded piece of paper. You need scissors and a LOT of … Continue reading One Cut Geometry – Day 11

## 1-4-5 Square Puzzle Challenge – Day 8

This puzzle, or challenge, is all about making squares. Sarah from Math = Love have adapted the original puzzle from a Netherlands brain teaser website where you use all five pieces to create a square. I love how she has scaffold this activity to allow students to build their stamina to figure out the original … Continue reading 1-4-5 Square Puzzle Challenge – Day 8

## Solve Me Puzzles – Day 5

Puzzles are a great way to develop mathematical habits of mind and logical reasoning. SolveMe puzzles focuses on supporting algebraic and mathematical thinking in a fun way. With each of these puzzles, Mobiles, Who Am I?, and Mystery Grid, students are able to explore different ways to solve them using logic and reasoning. These puzzles … Continue reading Solve Me Puzzles – Day 5

## Panda Puzzles – Day 2

Puzzles are a great way to explore different ideas and ways of thinking. For most puzzles, it takes quite a few attempts to find a solution. And for some puzzles, there is more than one solution. I love puzzles because everyone can try out their own idea to see if it works. How are puzzles … Continue reading Panda Puzzles – Day 2