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Pentomino Puzzle

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The Pentomino Puzzle is a classic brainteaser puzzle that offers a truly unique challenge with thousands of solutions. The Pentomino puzzle is made up of 13 pieces; 12 pieces are formed from 5 cubes (“pento” is for 5) in different shapes These pieces are all the possible combinations of 5 cubes that joined together edge to edge, and 1 square piece with 4 cubes.
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The Pentomino Puzzle is a classic brainteaser puzzle that offers a truly unique challenge with thousands of solutions. The Pentomino puzzle is made up of 13 pieces; 12 pieces are formed from 5 cubes (“pento” is for 5) in different shapes These pieces are all the possible combinations of 5 cubes that joined together edge to edge, and 1 square piece with 4 cubes. The first challenge is to use these 13 pentominoes to form an 8x8 square. There are 60 possible solutions for this challenge alone and from here on, the challenges and solutions are endless!

A 6x10 rectangle has 2,339 solutions.

A 3x20 rectangle has only 2 solutions.

A 4x15 rectangle has 368 solutions.

A 5x12 rectangle has 1,010 solutions.

A 5x4x3 cube has 3,940 solutions.

A 6x5x2 cube has 264 solutions.

A 10x3x2 cube has 12 solutions.

There are many more shapes you can form with these pentominoes, from letters of the alphabet to geometric shapes to animals.

This beautiful puzzle comes in a handmade wooden box with a lid for safekeeping and travel. The Pentomino Puzzle is a wonderful gift for adults and children aged 7 and up who want to sharpen their problem solving skills and enjoy a fun, relaxing low-tech activity!

For the Pentomino puzzle set with challenge cards go to: PENTOMINO PUZZLE SET - WITH CHALLENGE CARDS

 

Wood TypeAge-GroupDifficulty (1-5)Number of PlayersSizeWeightPackaging
Monkey Pod 7 and up 3 - 4 1 6"x6"x1" 0.70 Pounds Plastic shrink wrap
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