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Paper Puzzles by Sam Loyd

Puzzles…made out of paper!

You may have heard of mechanical puzzles - but did you know that there exist paper puzzles as well? These simple paper constructions, beautifully illustrated and with accompanying instructions, can be surprisingly baffling to solve. In this article, we look at the famous paper puzzles by Sam Loyd (1841-1911) a brilliant puzzle inventor who created thousands of Mathematics, word-play, and cut-out shape puzzles during his lifetime.


Sam Loyd - puzzle extraordinaire