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# Starter Puzzles

These are good puzzles to try when you are first getting into the world of puzzles:

According to the traditional song, on the first day of Christmas (25th December), my true love... Try Puzzle >>

Only for the brave, this one! This square has eleven letters missing, which you have to... Try Puzzle >>

Using any letter only once, what are the largest and smallest numbers that you can write down... Try Puzzle >>

Spaghetti is famous for the way it all gets tangled up on the plate. Those of you who think... Try Puzzle >>

Hungry Horace was looking through the family photograph album, which has a photo of each of... Try Puzzle >>

Six wolves catch six lambs in six minutes. How many wolves will be needed to catch sixty... Try Puzzle >>

The Birthday Cake has all gone but there are twelve piles of Smarties left. Each pile is held... Try Puzzle >>

The diagram below shows a cross-shaped box containing three numbered blocks. The puzzle... Try Puzzle >>

If I said that in three days' time it would be a Thursday, I am sure that most of you... Try Puzzle >>

Draw a circle with radius 5 cm. Draw a second circle with radius 3 cm, outside and... Try Puzzle >>

Father Christmas spends 364 days of the year as a taster of Christmas puddings (which is why... Try Puzzle >>

How many triangles are there in this diagram? Bonus question: How many quadrilaterals? Try Puzzle >>

Mrs Mess was buying a set of garden furniture. The bill was seventy dollars. She gave the... Try Puzzle >>

This is Hungry Horace's favourite type of Easter Egg. He went to the shop to buy one... Try Puzzle >>

Father Christmas has to visit a lot of homes on Christmas Eve when he is out delivering presents.... Try Puzzle >>

Sam's Mother has four children: April, May, June, and ... What is the name of the... Try Puzzle >>

Hungry Horace recently went on a Sponsored Walk to raise funds for new equipment at the local... Try Puzzle >>

Hilda was playing with her building bricks when she made a tower like the one below: How... Try Puzzle >>

What's the difference between a match, and the gun used at the beginning of a race? One... Try Puzzle >>

If you continue shading the squares so that the two dotted lines become lines of symmetry (mirror... Try Puzzle >>

The story is told of the enterprising young farmer who crossed a sheep with a frog. Before... Try Puzzle >>

Eight squares of paper, all exactly the same size, have been placed on top of each other so... Try Puzzle >>

Father Christmas caught a cold. Fortunately, he did manage to get a message through via one... Try Puzzle >>

The addition sum below is a puzzle I've been trying to solve. The idea is that each type... Try Puzzle >>

An old Mathematics book contained this addition sum which had been marked correct by the teacher: The... Try Puzzle >>

Using three straight lines, divide the cabbage patch up into six sections with two cabbages... Try Puzzle >>

Party Time! Several people of different ages brought things for the party: Charlie,... Try Puzzle >>

"What day do you go back to school, Horace?" asked his grandmother one day. "Well," Horace... Try Puzzle >>