Children learn to use their critical thinking skills when they are presented with challenging logic activities that do not have obvious answers. In addition, students become more familiar with continuing to try to find solutions even when the problem is difficult. The activites suggested below encourage logical thinking in an enjoyable yet demanding framework. Many other complex and fascinating brain teasers are available too.
Logic Battleship Target Number
Slides and Jumps Crayon Logic
Jewel Mine Matrix Logic
Game of SET Understanding Analogies
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Sudoku Mental Math Tricks