DIY MATH GAMES FOR YOUR PUZZLING CORNER

  • Practice their previously developed innate mathematical thinking skills of numeracy, logic, spatial reasoning, strategy, probability and risk assessment in a nurturing setting.

  • Function above their current intellectual level and extend their cognitive skills.

  • Improve connections to others by sharing, perspective taking and negotiation.

  • Practice emotional regulation by experiencing a range of emotions in a safe space.

  • Become more flexible in their thinking, take risks and boost their creativity and problem-solving skills.

  • Construct their knowledge through hands-on personal experiences.

  • Foster and extend their communication and collaboration skills.

“Play is the highest form of research.” 

- Albert Einstein

Each of the games and puzzle books in this AMAZON IDEA LIST would be a valuable addition to your home or school Virtual Puzzling corner, allowing kids to: ​​​

Click on the examples below and explore how to turn some of this classic games into Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects. Instead of purchasing a game, why not challenge your kids to use problem-solving skills and creativity to make it themselves out of recycled or found materials?

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More examples coming soon!