## Brain Blox

## Build Ideas for Natural Wooden Planks

Are you looking for Brain Blox (or any other kind of natural wooden plank) build ideas? Then you've come to the right place. In this short blog post, we'll showcase some of our favorite examples of what you can build with wooden planks. What to Build With Natural Wooden Planks Below...

## Why Open Ended Toys are SO GOOD for Growing Kids

"The more passive the toy, the more active the play." After spending an arm & a leg on presents, parents are often frustrated and baffled to find their child enjoying the cardboard box the toy came in more than the toy itself. But, have you ever wondered why this happens?Our...

## Puzzle #13: Move 3 Planks to Turn this Pattern in the Opposite Direction

Ladies and gentlemen! Boys & girls! It's time for another brain puzzle! (wild applause!) For this puzzle your challenge is to turn this pattern in the opposite direction by moving only 3 planks. Give it a Try! Grab 10 Brain Blox planks (or anything with a similar shape) and lay them out...

## Puzzle #12: Make the Highest Number Possible by Moving Only 2 Planks

What is the highest number you can make by moving only 2 planks in this brain puzzle? The solution cannot include exponents and all digits must be the same size. Grab Some Brain Blox Grab some Brain Blox planks (or anything with a similar shape) and lay them out on a table...

## Puzzle #11: See the 4 Cubes? If So, Move 1 Plank to Make 3 Cubes

When you look at this picture, do you see what looks like 4 cubes (in 3D) sitting next to each other? If so, then see if you can "magically" turn the 4 cubes into 3 cubes by moving only 1 plank! (If you don't see the 4 cubes, then ask someone...

## Puzzle #10: Move 1 Plank to Make this Equation Correct

Some say that "math is the language of the universe." Well, if that's true then the universe probably thinks this puzzle is gibberish! 6 + 4 does not equal 4! Can you make a CORRECT equation out of this gibberish by moving only 1 plank? Build the Equation with Brain Blox We think...

## Puzzle #9: Move 2 Planks to Make 5 Equilateral Triangles

Here's another puzzle for the geometric geniuses of Brain Blox Nation. Can you turn these 3 equilateral triangles into 5 equilateral triangles by moving only 2 planks? If you're wondering what an "equilateral" triangle is, it's simply a type of triangle in which all three sides are equal. Build the...

## Puzzle #8: Move 3 Planks to Make 2 Squares

Can you transform this odd design into something more...squarish? (Yes, "squarish" is a word! Google it!) Try turning it into 2 squares by moving only 3 planks. Make the Puzzle with Brain Blox Grab 10 Brain Blox planks (or anything with a similar shape) and lay them out on a table...

## Puzzle #7: Move 4 Planks to Make 3 Squares

Calling all geometric geniuses! The universe is running low on squares and needs your help! Do you have what it takes to turn these 2 squares into 3 squares by moving 4 planks? It doesn't matter what size the square is. The only thing that matters is that the universe needs more...

## Puzzle #6: Move 2 Planks to Make 4 Squares

Sometimes less is more. And that's especially true when it comes to this Brain Blox brain puzzle! So see if you can magically turn these 5 squares into only 4 squares by moving only 2 planks! Grab Some Brain Blox Grab some Brain Blox wooden planks (or anything with a similar...

## Puzzle #5: Move 3 Planks to Create 3 Squares

By moving only 3 planks, can you turn this # symbol into 3 squares? #brainpuzzle! Build it First Brain teasers like this are even more fun when you can test out your ideas by moving actual wooden blocks around. So grab 12 Brain Blox wooden planks for this puzzle. (If you don't...

## Puzzle #4: Move 3 Planks to Make the Fish Swim in the Opposite Direction

Our goldfish, Dorthy, loves to swim! But she reached the end of her fish tank and needs to turn around. Can you help Dorthy swim in the opposite direction by moving only 3 planks? And remember, she needs to swim in the opposite direction (to the right). She doesn't...