The Interesting Printable 15 Math and Logic Puzzles with answers for Grade 1 and 2

The logic puzzles can serve a very important purpose in building logical thinking and reasoning skills. Also, it enhances your kid’s problem-solving skills because they are challenged to think and create strategies on how they are going to solve the given puzzles.

From childhood to adulthood, people love to play puzzles. They like how it challenges their thinking as well as exercise their minds. Research shows that consistent puzzle play can offer significant enjoyment and a lot of benefits to brain development.

Here is a logic puzzles collection from our math problems library which come from the popular contests including but not limited to Math Kangaroo MathCounts etc. We divided them into three parts, from easy to difficult.


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Following are the logics puzzles collection. 01-10 are for Grade 1-2, 11-20 for Grade 3-4.
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Logic Puzzles – Part 1

01 The number cards

Four of the numbers 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 are written into the boxes so that the calculation is  correct.  Which number was not used?

02 How many points did Diana get?

Diana first got 6 points with three arrows on the target, as on the left picture. The second time she got 8 points, as in the middle picture. How many points did she get the third time? 

03 Which figure is it?

The number shown in the figure below is 8. Knowing that the black dot represents 1, which figure represents 12?

04 The padlocks

Each one of the four keys locks exactly one padlock. Every letter on a padlock stands for exactly one digit. Same letters mean same digits. Which letters must be written on the fourth padlock? 

05 Which is Eva's house?

The picture shows the five houses of five friends and their school. To go to school, Doris and Ali walk past Leo's house. Eva walks past Chole's house. Which is Eva's house?

Logic Puzzles – Part 2

06 The number cards

The cards 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are placed into 2 boxes. The sums of the numbers in each box are the same. Which number must be in the box with the number 4?

07 The bookcase puzzle

Stan has five toys: a ball, a set of blocks, a game, a puzzle and a car. He puts each toy on a different shelf of the bookcase. The ball is higher than the blocks and lower than the car. The game is directly above the ball. On which shelf can the puzzle not be placed?

08 Brothers and sisters

A boy says, “I have as many brothers as sisters.” His sister says, “I have twice as many brothers as sisters.” How many brothers and sisters are there in this family?

09 Who is the tallest?

In the figure, an arrow pointing from one person to another means that the first person is shorter than the second. For example, person B is shorter than person A. Which person is the tallest?

10 How slow am I?

Taro glanced at me and went to the 1:30 appointment. He thought he could make it 5 minutes earlier, but he was 10 minutes late. How slow am I?

Logic Puzzles – Part 3

11 What number is A?

Each square contains one of the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 and each number is used once. Except for the top row, the number in each square is the difference of the numbers in the two squares above it. What number is in the square marked A?

12 The number puzzle

Place the numbers 1–6 in the six circles below so the sum of each side of the triangle is 12. One of the numbers has be placed for you. Which number is placed in the red circle? (The numbers may be used once only.) 

13 How many ways

Maia the bee can only walk on colorful houses. How many ways can you color exactly three white houses with the same color so that Maia can walk from A to B? 

14 Which number is it?

Six different numbers, chosen from integers 1 to 9, are written on the faces of a cube, one number per face. The sum of the numbers on each pair of opposite faces is always the same. Which of the following numbers could have been written on the opposite side with the number 8? 

15 The four numbers

Rita numbered the circles of the figure from 1 to 8, so that the sum of the three numbers on each of the four sides of the square equals 13. What is the sum of the four numbers written on the colored circles?