Not only are these puzzles fun but KenKen helps children improve concentration, logic and arithmetic skills. Children ages 9-12 have excelled in math and gained real-life problem solving skills all from playing a puzzle so engaging that it keeps them coming back for more.
This second volume of I Can KenKen features: • 75 easy all multiplication puzzles to get kids excited about KenKen • Introduction and how to solve instructions from Marilyn Burns • "Home and Classroom Guide for Parents and Teachers" by Ms. Burns • Foreword by Will Shortz
About the Author
Tetsuya Miyamoto, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher. He developed KenKen to help his student develop their calculation and logic skills. He runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom have proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo.
Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.