Sudoku puzzles teach important critical thinking, problem solving and organization skills, and these easy sudoku puzzles are a great way for beginners to understand the concept.
Starting with the most basic 3x3 sudoku grid and
using cutouts that are easily rearrangeable, kids can learn how to play
sudoku and experiment with the position of the images without
Deductive reasoning skills are developed as they learn to use the process of elimination to reduce the overwhelming number of possibilities to only one or two, and then test each one to see which answer works.
Children also learn to pay attention to detail as they are continually checking their work to be sure everything still complies with the rules after they add something new.
The rules of sudoku are easy:
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When your kids have got the hang of the easy 3x3 sudoku puzzles, they can move up to these 4x4 grids.
These last two sudoku puzzles are a bit more challenging!
Color Sudoku has your child arranging the pictures so that there is only one YELLOW item in each row/column. However, all 4 yellow items are different! This can be tricky for some students to grasp, but is a great brain skill for them to develop.
Finally, when your student is ready for an easy Number Sudoku puzzle, they can practice on this simple sudoku game.