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Square Puzzle

Problem Solving Match Puzzle

Problem solving is an important skill. Set children simple tasks and puzzles to encourage them to exercise their brains. Setting practical tasks can compliment written work and computer sessions.

You will need twelve match sticks for this puzzle.


Can you create two squares by removing two matches?





By taking removing two matches you are left with a smaller square inside the big square.

More Tricks to try

Try out the The Magic Square and find your lucky number.

Try out the Nine Card Trick.

Book a Maths Workshop for your school.

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