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Dollar Search: Can you count how many ones there are on a one dollar bill? It is harder than you think.
Fish Search: Find the hidden fish.
Connect the dots; which then become a puzzle; which then you can mix with the other dots-plus puzzles to make silly mixes-and-matches (instructions included).
BEGINNING LEVEL - KINDERGARTEN/FIRST GRADE
Dots-Plus Game 1: Connect numbers 1 to 50
Dots-Plus Game 2: Connect the alphabet in upper case and in lower case
Dots-Plus Game 3: Connect the days of the week (including abbreviations)
Dots-Plus Game 4: Connect the months of the year (including abbreviations)
Dots-Plus Game 5: Connect numbers 1 to 20/written numbers one to ten/Spanish numbers 1 to 10
ADVANCED LEVEL - THIRD GRADE AND UP
Dots-Plus Game 1: Connect numbers counting by twos/threes/fours/fives
Dots-Plus Game 2: Connect numbers counting by sixes/sevens/eights/nines
Dots-Plus Game 3: Connect Roman numbers 1 to 52
Dots-Plus Game 4: Connect Roman numbers counting by tens and by hundreds/also Spanish numbers 1 to 20
Knock-knock. Who's there?: Solve the knock-knock riddles by connecting Roman numbers and by counting by twos/threes/fours/fives/tens (five games)
Learn the Roman Numbers: To help you connect the Roman numeral dots-to-dots, learn the basic rules for reading and writing Roman numbers. Practice with the Super Bowls from the last forty years.
Make Your Own Mazes
Optical Illusion #1
Optical Illusion #2
Optical Illusion #3
Optical Illusion #4
Pig Pen Code
Rebus: A rebus uses pictures - and adding and subtracting – to spell out messages.
Negative Space Writing: Learn to write the letters of the alphabet in a way that makes them hard to read – until you learn the trick.
Coin Juggling: Learn an easy style of juggling, using coins.
Pig Pen Game: You play this game with dots in a grid. You try to box-in your opponent.
Tangrams: This is an ancient Chinese puzzle with endless variations.
Make Your Own Word-Searches: Pick some interesting categories of things to make your own word-searches. Challenge other kids to solve your word-search.
Block the Walk: Play a dots game where you try to block your opponent's path while getting to the other side on your path.
Coin target: Shoot a coin onto an ever-growing target.
3D Tic-Tac-Toe: Play Tic-Tac-Toe on a "3D" board.
Portmanteau: What is a "bananog" or a "liger"? Play a game where one person makes strange mixed words and the other person tries to un–mix them.