Sharing Catriona Shearer’s geometry puzzles with my younger son – Part 8

When I started sharing Catriona Shearer’s puzzles with my younger son I was excited for him try out the challenges and hopefully learn a bit from the twitter threads. I also hoped that seeing some of the clever solutions might inspired him to come of with a clever solution of his own. Tonight was that night!

Here’s the puzzle we looked at:

Here’s his solution which thrilled me!

After he gave his solution we looked at the twitter thread for the puzzle and he like the solution from our friend Steve Phelps:

Here’s what he had to say about Steven’s animation which he thinks is “very cool”:

This was a really fun project – I was happy to see the creativity in my son’s solution.