Games of Logic, Strategy and Thought
Works well on most Systems and Tested on iPad for compatibility.
We believe this battle will not be over until one or other fleet is sunk in it’s entirety. Our gunners await your commands. We’re counting on you, Sir…”
A logic puzzle is basically a description of an event/gathering/contest, etc. Using the clues provided, you have to piece together what actually happened. This involves clear and logical thinking – hence ‘logic’ puzzles. Below, you will find a number of puzzle ranging in difficulty and new puzzles appear at the top of the list.
Remember where the search engine icons are hidden and increase your powers of memory. A Java-based site.
The object of this game is to make more small squares than the computer. If you complete a square, you get another turn. But be warned… the computer can be tricky!
Fox and Duck Puzzle
You’re on the west side of a river with a fox, a duck, and a bag of corn. You have to cross in a boat so small that you can only carry one thing at a time. Click on the item you want to cross over.
On the table before you sit several piles of fruit. Players alternate (take turns) removing fruit from the table. On your turn, you must pick one kind of fruit (lemon, peach, orange or banana) and remove at least one of them from the table. The object of the game is to remove the last fruit from the table.
Grog’s Magic Squares
Come and visit – even play. Learn about Magic Squares and Magic Carpets; even make your own Magic Squares.
These are short stories you need to read and figure a solution. You may then display the answer to see if you are correct.
How to solve Rubik’s Cube puzzle blocks. Easy explanation for beginners. You’ll need a real Rubik’s Cube to follow along.
Soduko – New York Times
Play online or print out. Easier to use an iPad app for this game on a mobile device.
Traditional game. You and the computer take turns starting. Score kept.
Does not work on iPad, but does work on a computer.
Fast playing strategy game. Other games available, too.
Should work on most mobile devices. Does not require Flash.
Here at Math Is Fun we are connect crazy … we have made several different versions of connect-style games.
Peg is a game of spatial reasoning. Try to clear the board by jumping pegs over other pegs, in either the horizontal or vertical dimensions.
Place your piece on an empty square so that one (or more) of the opponent’s pieces are between yours. You must capture … they are the only valid moves.
A Belgian visitor to the Congo Basin saw some children playing a game in the sand. Expressing interest, he was invited to join the group of children and was asked to reproduce some figures the children had drawn. To their great joy, the visitor was completely stumped!
To play SuDoku (aka Su Doku or number place) the number placing puzzle game, you must use the mouse to click on empty squares and fill them in with a missing number from 1 to 9. Duplicates on the same row, column, or 3×3 cell are not allowed. Tip: print out the puzzle, as it is easier to solve on paper.
The Tower of Hanoi
Invented by the French mathematician, Edouard Lucas, in 1883. He was inspired by a legend that tells of a Hindu temple where the pyramid puzzle might have been used for the mental discipline of young priests. Make your own.
A hole slew of fun online games for kids. Most popular: Rush Hour, Geography Game, Penguinoids and more.