Activity

Solve Toothpick Puzzles!

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What You Need:

  • A copy of the toothpick puzzles (see below).
  • 24 toothpicks
  • A coin

What You Do:

  1. Pick one of the puzzles.
  2. Lay out the toothpicks in the pattern you see on the paper.
  3. Tell your family how you want them to change the pattern.
  4. Watch them go!
  5. Once they've solved the first puzzle, move on to the next one.
  6. The answers are included, but it’s more fun if you only refer to them as a last resort.
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