Boys and girls, test yourself with 100 brand new puzzles and find out whether you are a Mensa-level genius!
Acclaimed teacher and puzzler Evelyn B. Christensen has created one hundred brand-new perplexing and adorably illustrated games for young puzzlers. There is something for every type of learner here, including number puzzles, word puzzles, logic puzzles, and visual puzzles. She has also included secret clues the solver can consult if they need a hint, making the puzzles even more flexible for a wide skill range of puzzle-solvers.
Arranged from easy to difficult, this is a great book for any beginning puzzler. With the game types intermixed throughout, it’s easy for a child who thinks they like only math or only word puzzles to stumble across a different kind of puzzle, get hooked, and discover—oh, they like that kind, too!
Regularly practicing a variety of brain games can help improve and develop memory, concentration, creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. Mensa’s® Fun Puzzle Challenges for Kids is a learning tool everyone will enjoy!
Evelyn B. Christensen has a master’s in math, a doctorate in math education, and thirteen years of experience teaching in the elementary classroom. She loves to create resources to make learning fun for kids and has created puzzle books and math games for dozens of companies and publications. She has received awards including a Teachers' Choice, a Parents' Choice, a NAPPA, and two Creative Child Awards. Evelyn also writes for children's magazines, and more than three hundred of her puzzles have been featured in these publications. She resides in Lexington, Kentucky.
"Puzzles that can poke and prod your little prince and princess’s prefrontal cortex for hours. It is perfect for snow days, car trips, and is sure to be picked up again and again . . . this book works well for any established geniuses and those who wish to be considered such (even if only by their parents)." —The Robinson Reporter