This is one of most accessible of all the puzzles. All you need to be able to do is count!
It’s fun for primary students to have coloured counters to put in the blanks. This also reduces any concern they might feel about having a number in the wrong place, as it is very easy to fix.
- introductory puzzles for primary grades (it doesn’t take long for these students to start demanding harder ones)
- puzzles for about grade 4 and up
- classroom demonstrations
- find more puzzles at the Hidato website and, for primary students, at Math in English
- New! Try out some Hexagonal Hidato .
Can you figure out the rules from a completed puzzle?
Check here to see if you’ve figured it out.