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 such as the …

# Puzzles with Movable Pieces

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 …

This snowflake puzzle is a fun, logic puzzle with a winter theme. Can you place the snowflakes on the grid so that each row and column contain an even (not odd) number of snowflakes? Snowflake Puzzle Instructions Arrange the ten snowflakes in the 4×4 grid so that each row and column contain an even (not …

This winter-themed mystery tangram puzzle combines two favorite math activities into one. This printable puzzle requires students to graph points on the coordinate plane in order to create a winter image which they can recreate using a standard set of 7 tangrams. When I shared my Christmas Mystery Tangram Puzzle, I had several teachers reach …