Komodo in Venice - a summer-themed family maths puzzle

Komodo in Venice - a summer-themed family maths puzzle

Here's a fun maths puzzle perfect for keeping little minds active over the summer months. It starts easy and gets gradually harder - so it should be suitable for all Komodo learners from age 5 to 11. Here's what to do:  

  1. Watch the video - starting at Level 1
  2. Print out the answer sheets
  3. Work out all the possible paths / routes Komodo can take to get to Toni the ice cream man. Remember one rule: Komodo can't move in a direction that is away from Toni!
  4. Last but not least be sure to post a photo of your answer sheet onto our Facebook page  or tweet us @hellokomodo,  and every entry will receive a certificate.

Example Level

There's nothing to do on this level except watch and think.



For each level, on your answer sheet, draw all the ways Komodo can get to Toni - remembering the one rule: Komodo can't move in a direction that is away from Toni!

Printable Answer Sheet (pdf)

Level 1



Level 2



Level 3



Level 4



Remember - be sure to post a photo of your answer sheet onto our Facebook page or tweet us @hellokomodo, because every entry will receive a certificate.

The answers ( Don't look before you've tried ! )



Level 1 and level 2

In these examples the number of ways / paths is equal to the number of bridges. 





Level 3




Level 4



Maths puzzles are a great way to get additional maths practice, building fluency and problem-solving skills. If you can make it a family activity, this models a good attitude and approach to maths that younger learners will benefit from.

About KomodoKomodo is a fun and effective way to boost primary maths skills. Designed for 5 to 11 year olds to use in the home, Komodo uses a little and often approach to learning maths (15 minutes, three to five times per week) that fits into the busy routine. Komodo helps users develop fluency and confidence in maths - without keeping them at the screen for long.


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