Puzzle Game (Classroom Edition)

Players- Individual

Playing time- 5-30 seconds

Type- Puzzle/Strategy

Age- Elementary School

Need- Magnets

Object- #1 Make a square. #2 Make a straight line. #3 Find the treasure.

Learning time- 1 minute

How to play:

Draw a 4 X 4 grid.

Objective #1

1) Place 4 magnets somewhere on the game board.

* Try different combinations, but note that not all combinations will be possible.

2) You must move every magnet 1 time and only 1 time.

3) Move the magnets so they form a square, as shown in the picture:


Objective #2

1) Place 4 magnets somewhere on the game board.

2) You must move every magnet 1 time and only 1 time.

3) Move the magnets so they form a straight line (horizontal, vertical or diagonal), as shown in the picture:


Objective #3

1) Draw a treasure chest in the upper right corner.

2) Place 8 magnets around the treasure chest (or fewer than 8 to make it easier).

3) Starting from the lower left square, you can only push or pull magnets, but you can move as many as you like and as many times as you like.

* Pretend you are on the game board. You can only pull a magnet if there are 2 spaces behind it.

* For example, you cannot pull the yellow magnet, but you can push it, then push the orange magnet downward. Got it?

4) Find a path to the treasure to win.




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