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Gingerbread Man Puzzle

The gingerbread men in the top row follow a pattern.  Can you figure out what it is?  Which of the answers is the best?

Noodle Some Noodles

Today is National Noodle Day, and we’ve created a noodle puzzle to get you noodling some noodles. Can you follow the spaghetti noodle paths and see which noodles will end

Flag Day Puzzle

In honor of the day, here is a puzzle.  Look at the array of flags below and see if you can figure out which one goes where the question mark

Paper Folding Puzzle 1

Visual-spatial puzzles like this one are the kinds that engineers do well on.  In this puzzle, the paper is folded twice and then a hole is punched.  Can you visualize

Fallen Origami Papers Puzzle

We were getting ready to make some origami folded paper objects, but just before we started, a gust of wind came through the open window and blew the papers onto the floor. The image below shows how they looked. Can you identify the order in which the papers landed on the ground?

Brainy Scrabble Bingo

Can you Bingo (play all 7 letters) with this Brainy Scrabble Board?   While you’re thinking about it: BRAIN   The organ inside your skull that you learn and think with.

Can You Read this Road Map?

Reading a road map is about more than knowing left from right, especially in the days when we didn’t all have GPS systems in our cars and on our phones. 

Frilly Flowers for Spring Puzzle

Can you figure out the pattern?  Which of the flowers in the bottom row is a “frilly flower?”                 The Answer is B. 

Progressions Puzzle

One kind of pattern is a progression or a sequence.  In some progressions puzzles, as in this one, there may be several elements changing all at the same as the sequence progresses from one end to the other.

Brainy Popcorn Puzzle

Here is a puzzle we came up with to celebrate National Popcorn Day.  Can you solve this puzzle?

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