It’s Monday, June 3, 2019, and time for **Math **at *ClickSchooling!*

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**Recommended Website:**

(www.aimsedu.org/current-projects/puzzle-corner/)

**Age Range: 6-18 **(Grades 1-12, and non-readers will need assistance).

AIMS Education Foundation (Activities Integrating Math and Science) offers **hundreds of free math puzzles** and activity pages designed to give students a fun way to develop divergent thinking, practice math skills, learn persistence, and be creative.)

Designed for classroom use, these puzzles can be used at home as well – and are **intended for use OFFLINE**. The puzzles “have not been assigned a grade level because the ability to do a puzzle varies more by individual than by grade.” When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of puzzle categories. Choose from the menu on the left side bar:

- Arrangement Puzzles – Move manipulatives or rearrange items according to specific rules.

- Dissection Puzzles – Assemble geometric shapes to form larger figures, or break them into smaller figures.

- Divergent Thinking Puzzles – Think in ways that defy typical assumptions.

- Logic Puzzles – Make sense of paradoxes, move items safely across divides, or complete challenges according to specific rules.

- Miscellaneous Puzzles – Paradoxes, games, magic cards, and more.

- Number Puzzles – Arrange numbers according to specific rules, look for patterns, or manipulate them to get different solutions.

- Toothpick Puzzles – Move, rearrange, and/or remove toothpicks to reach desired outcomes.

- Topological Puzzles – Explore geometric properties not affected by changes in size and shape.

- Visual Puzzles – Explain why optical illusions and visual paradoxes work.

Click on a category and a new page opens listing the puzzles and at the very bottom of the puzzle you can click the arrow to view the solution.