63 Handpicked DIY Escape Room Puzzle Ideas That Create Joy & Mystery
Foraging for tasty escape room puzzle ideas? Bag the best from this year's puzzle harvest here. They've been handpicked for 1st-time designers (like you!).
I have noticed that the direct teaching of deductive thinking or reasoning diminishes the farther students advance in their public education. This is unfortunate for the math student who has little deductive training and is thrown into the world of geometric proofs or the literature student trying to work through Sherlock Holmes. An easy way to integrate deductive thinking into your class is to use a word puzzle or rebus as a warm-up. Bamboozables is a great source for word puzzles. I copy…
We have a whole collection of matchstick puzzles that are easy for you to print and enjoy. Use them as classroom worksheets or just to have some fun at home.
Often, I would use logic puzzles in my gifted classroom to encourage higher levels of thinking. My students loved it, because not only did i...
WORDS + PUZZLES = WUZZLES
WUZZLES are word puzzles consisting of combinations of words, letters, figures or symbols positioned to create disguised words, phrases, names, places, sayings etc. This type of puzzle is called a rebus -- a word and symbol puzzle that dates back more than 2,000 years to the Persian Empire. The secret to solving WUZZLES word puzzles is to determine the missing "concept," such as in, on, over, under, before, after, between etc. For example, the solution to NOON GOOD is "Good afternoon," and…
Valentine's Day Logic Puzzle
This is a good beginning grid-style logic puzzle to use with your students. If your students have never solved this kind of problem, then you might want to do it together as a class. If you are unfamiliar with this format, here is a good tutorial. You can also get this Valentine's Day Logic Puzzle for free in worksheet form (along with another critical thinking
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How many pairs of feet do you see? This coloring math worksheet introduces your third grader to multiplying by 2 with cute pictures of feet.
Logic Puzzles for language classes - The Comprehensible Classroom
Use logic puzzles in langauge classes as a way to provide students with repeated exposure to vocabulary structures. Get easy puzzles in Spanish and French!
Quiet Games and Activities for Children with ADHD
“Odd, isn't it, how, as they gain experience, the senses become blunted. One must keep them up by making a game of it, like the b...
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