Shape Puzzles

Try these shape puzzles:

A Perfect Match
In this diagram 11 matches make 3 squares.

Your challenge is to move 3 matches to... Try Puzzle >>
As Easy As Pi
Cut up the Greek letter Pi below into five pieces as shown.

Re-arrange... Try Puzzle >>
Beads Duo
You have six beads placed in a plane.

The object is to find two pairs of equidistant... Try Puzzle >>
Circling The Square
In the diagram below, each circle is just big enough to touch all four sides of the square.... Try Puzzle >>
Color Cubes
There are nine compositions (A to I) of eight colored cubes. Find two identical compositions.... Try Puzzle >>
Crushed Dice
Sam wants to make some dice. But only one of these nets will make dice correctly:

... Try Puzzle >>
Cube Nets
Which of these "Nets" will make a Cube?

You can print this page, cut them... Try Puzzle >>
Cubic Outlines
How many outlines of triangles of all sizes and shapes can you trace in the figure?

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Cut a 3x3 Cube
Starting with a 3x3x3 cube:

How many cuts do we need to break it into 27 1x1x1 cubes?... Try Puzzle >>
Cut the Cross
With two straight lines, cut the Swiss Cross into four congruent pieces (same size and shape)... Try Puzzle >>
Cutting Across A Cross
Here is an ordinary cross. You are allowed to make two straight cuts across it.

How... Try Puzzle >>
Four Cubes Outlines
In the illustration four flat cube-like shapes are shown. Their patterns are drawn with bold... Try Puzzle >>
Game For A Half
If you cut the shaded shape A into two pieces in a certain way, you can then make all the other... Try Puzzle >>
Horace and the Doughnut
Hungry Horace has bought a large doughnut to share with his friends at a party.

The... Try Puzzle >>
Matches Of The Day
This diagram shows 3 squares and 2 triangles:

Rearrange the matches to... Try Puzzle >>
Matchstick Frame
There are five squares (one 3x3 and four 1x1) formed with 20 matchsticks, as shown in the illustration.... Try Puzzle >>
Nine Dots
Draw 4 straight lines that touch all nine dots, without lifting your pen. Try Puzzle >>
One More Square
Seven matchsticks form two squares as shown in the illustration. Move three matchsticks to... Try Puzzle >>
One Square and a Half
The figure shown represents a square placed next to another square of the same size but cut... Try Puzzle >>
Overlapping Squares
The picture below was made up from four squares stuck one upon another. I am sure you can see... Try Puzzle >>
Parted Circle
You have nine circles (divided into 16 smaller sectors). Each has a different pattern of holes.... Try Puzzle >>
Parted Square
You have six squares (divided into 6x6 smaller squares).

Each has a different pattern... Try Puzzle >>
Shapely Sequence
This is a sequence of shapes.

Try to sketch what shape is next, then see our solution. Try Puzzle >>
Surplus Tetramino
If you re-assemble the pieces of each of the four compositions shown below, three of them will... Try Puzzle >>
Ten Balls in Five Lines
Place 10 balls in 5 lines in such a way that each line has exactly 4 balls on it. Try Puzzle >>
Time For T
A tea-time jigsaw for you to try this week. Sorry I forgot the biscuits!

Cut out the... Try Puzzle >>
Triangle Man Puzzle
Six coins make the Triangle Man shown in the illustration.

The coins form... Try Puzzle >>
Unfold the Prism
Eight folding patterns are scattered around a triangular prism as shown in the illustration.... Try Puzzle >>
Who Squares Wins
The diagram below shows a pattern made up of squares:

How many squares... Try Puzzle >>