The Loops Puzzle is a fun edge-matching puzzle which involves arranging the pieces to make a square containing closed loops. This puzzle is actually three different puzzles in one!

# Puzzles with Movable Pieces

Can you assemble the four pieces to create a 4×4 square with a checkered pattern?

Can you place the numbers 1 to 7 in the diagram so that each line of numbers has the same sum?

Use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a rabbit.

Can you place the numbers 1 to 5 in the correct places to solve the equal sums puzzle?

In this pentominoes turtle puzzle, you are challenged to use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a turtle.

The U Sums Puzzle is a number-placing puzzle involving the digits from 1 to 7. Can you make each line sum to 12?

In this fish pentominoes puzzle, you are challenged to use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a fish.

Can you place the numbers 1 to 7 in the correct places to solve this fun Magic H Puzzle?

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this free printable square matching puzzle. Can you assemble the pieces to form a 3×3 rectangle where the pieces match along each edge?

Celebrate 100 days of school with this free printable 100th day of school puzzle. Can you assemble the pieces to form a 3×3 rectangle where the pieces match along each edge?

Cut along the dashed lines to create your own set of printable tangram pieces. What shapes can you build using all seven pieces?

In this fun winter logic puzzle, students must arrange the provided puzzle pieces into a 3×3 grid so that the pieces match and form pictures of winter hats along each edge.

The 2024 Pentomino Puzzle puts a fun twist on a classic pentominoes puzzle by having holes in some of the pieces. Can you build a 5×6 rectangle using pentominoes pieces so that the year 2024 is still visible? I promise I wasn’t planning on making another 2024-themed puzzle to help celebrate New Years in math …

Celebrate the new year with a fun 2024 puzzle! Can you arrange the strips in the provided grid to form the digits in 2024? This puzzle is available in two levels and is sure to provide a fun challenge for students and adults alike! After the 2023 Puzzle was downloaded over 5000 times (it was …

This goose pentominoes puzzle challenges you to use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a goose. This is part of a collection of animal-shaped pentominoes puzzles available here on my blog. My students last year really enjoyed the different animal-shaped pentominoes puzzles that I put out. I’ve got a new …

This daily pentomino calendar puzzle features 31 puzzles in 1. Can you cover the calendar grid with standard pentominoes so that only today’s date is left uncovered? My students are always begging for new puzzles, so when I can find a puzzle that is actually multiple puzzles in one I get super excited. Several years …

Bring some symmetric puzzling fun to your classroom with this pentomino butterfly puzzle. Can you use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a butterfly? My students have been loving the various animal pentomino puzzles I have posted this year as some of our puzzles of the week. Puzzle Instructions The …

Bring some rainforest fun to your classroom with this pentominoes frog puzzle. Can you use a standard set of twelve pentominoes to build the shape of a frog?

Can you arrange these sixteen puzzle pieces to form an ant farm which is a closed loop?

This 1-2-3 Puzzle challenges you to arrange the four pieces to create each of the digits 1, 2, and 3. Pieces can be rotated, but they cannot be flipped or overlapped. Source of Puzzle This puzzle is an adaptation of the 1-2-3 Transforming Puzzle in Serhiy Grabarchuk’s The Simple Book of Not-So-Simple Puzzles. Any puzzle …

This pi puzzle is the perfect quick activity to add to any Pi Day Celebration to instantly make it more fun and festive! Can you arrange the 9 squares into a 3×3 grid so that the puzzle pieces match along each edge? The puzzle pieces include images of both pi symbols and slices of pie …

Looking for a fun pi day activity? Check out this pentominoes puzzles which uses a full set of twelve pentominoes to form the shape of a pi symbol. Puzzle Instructions The goal of this pentominoes heart puzzle is to construct the shape of a pi symbol using a standard set of twelve pentominoes. The pentominoes …

This math valentine square puzzle combines cheesy mathematical valentines with a square edge-matching puzzle. Can you correctly assemble the pieces to create a 3×3 square? This math-themed Valentine’s Day puzzle was inspired by the classic 9-piece scramble squares puzzles which can be purchased with different themes. The goal of these puzzles is to assemble the …

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day math puzzle? This pentominoes heart puzzle is sure to provide a fun and engaging Valentine’s puzzle experience. Can you create the given heart shape using a standard set of twelve pentomino pieces? Heart Puzzle Instructions The goal of this pentominoes heart puzzle is to construct the shape of a …