Math Brain Teasers For Kids

Making math more fun and engaging is what this site is all about. Math Brain Teasers for kids are one of the best ways to get their minds motivated with math!

Pails of Water

In picture below there are 6 pails. The 3 pails on the left are filled with water. Can you move only one pail and make a pattern of: full pail, empty pail, full pail, empty pail, full pail, empty pail?

math brain teasers for kids

Brick Math Riddle

If a brick weighs a kilogram plus half a brick, how heavy is the brick?

Show the solution!
2 Kilograms

Sheep Farmer

A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 of them die. How many sheep are left?

Show the solution!
9 sheep are left

Days of the Month

Some months have 31 days. How many have 28?

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All 12 months

How Many Squares?

How many squares can you find in the figure below? Keep in mind, the squares can be different sizes.

math brain teasers for kids

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