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EuclidKids Power of Two Puzzle

This unique math toy by Marcia Cooke, a math teacher from New Orleans, functions as a puzzle and a tool for visualizing powers of two. The 10-inch square area is cut into colorful wood pieces … one-half, 1/4th, 1/8th, 1/16th, … Continue reading

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Fraction Blocks Mathematical Puzzle Toy

A simple puzzle and a set of wood building blocks, Fraction Blocks encourage creativity when children build with the shapes and promote problem solving when they return the shapes to the correct location on the board. This educational, fun and … Continue reading

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Archimedes Square Stomachion Puzzle

Possibly the world’s oldest puzzle, developed over 2200 years ago by Greek mathematician Archimedes, this puzzle was not widely known until fairly recently. Consisting of 14 polygons (3-,4-, and 5-sided aka lattice polygons) of varying sizes and shapes that combine … Continue reading

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