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**kireb****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-19
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As a math teacher I have always been looking for printable number puzzles for my primary students (or older in case of tutoring). I think that math puzzles kind of 'hide' the original content and are excellent math facts skill builders and can greatly enhance estimation skills. Problem is that there are not a lot of free printable puzzles online except for Sudoku and some Kakuro puzzles.

I have, therefor, put a lot of effort in producing these puzzles my self. You can find free and printable Kakuro, Hidato, Nubrix, Shikaku, Fillomino and Fubuki puzzles at my modest math website: www.mathinenglish.com

Please feel free to use them and give me some feedback. My students love them and I am developing a lot more (Nikoli) puzzles!

All the best,

Kireb

Math teacher for grades 1 to 6

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi kireb;

Some nice puzzles there!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi kireb

Wow! That's a lot of puzzles. It must have taken a long time to set up all of those!

I'll pass the details of your site on to my local school.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**kireb****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-19
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Thanks Bob,

Took me some time indeed. But my students love them, so it was all worth it. Thank you for your positive response.

Math in English Math should be a game, shouldn't it?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thanks kireb! Good lot of worksheets and puzzles on your site.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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