Grab 10 matches and arrange them in a triangle, with 1 on top and 4 on bottom. This triangle is pointing up, by moving 3 matches, make it face down.
Set up 8 match sticks in the shape of a fish as shown below. The fish is facing to the right, move two match sticks to make the fish face down.
Start with 4 coins in a zig zag pattern as shown below.
You have to get the four coins into a straight line. (shown below)
- You cannot pick up the coins (you can only slide them)
- You can only move one coin at a time
- When you move a coin, it must end up touching two other coins
A farmer wants to split the remaining three quarters of his land into equal sizes for his four sons. Create a 4 x 4 square and add a 2 x 2 square in a corner as shown below (This is the farmers area). Add 8 sticks to divide the space outside of the 2 x 2 into four equal sizes.
Arrange the match sticks as shown below. As you can see there are three squares. Move two sticks to create four equal size squares.
Olive in Wine Glass
This uses four match sticks and an 'olive' (or match head). You arrange the matches to create a wine glass, and put the olive in the center. The aim is to remove the olive by only moving two matches.
The answer is below!