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Ages: 9+
Grade Levels: 4th+

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Product Code: 391-409
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Watch to learn how to use an abacus and Aba-Conundrums.

Unraveling Tortuous Riddles
Take one child-friendly calculating tool, add oodles of tortuous riddles, and you have the makings of Aba-Conundrums by Fat Brain Toys. Each of the 120 riddles provides just enough clues, when combined with the use of the colorful wooden abacus, to enable your child to unravel the secret number or numbers.

Hours of Perplexing Fun
Aba-Conundrums provides hours of perplexing fun. Have your child use Aba-Conundrums once a day during the school year to keep the cobwebs from gathering in his brain. Or pack Aba-Conundrums along on car trips and race seatmates to the answer.

120 Puzzles & Solutions
Each Aba-Conumdrums set includes a sturdy wooden abacus, a write-on/wipe-off spiral-bound book with 120 puzzles and solutions. 2010 Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner!

  • 120 puzzles provide clues to determine the secret number(s)
  • Emphasizes place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, prime numbers, and more...
  • 2010 Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner

    Set Includes:
  • Spiral-bound Erasable Puzzle Book
  • 7-rod Abacus
  • Dry Erase Marker





    Manufacturer's Information
    Manufacturer: Fat Brain Toys
    Manufacturer's Item #: FA039-1
    Made In: China
    Recommended Age: 9+

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    Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Reluctant math student LOVES this! January 14, 2013
    Reviewer: TKDMama  
    This product makes the abacus so approachable and easy to understand. It starts out pretty easy but has my student really pondering things quickly. For a kid who hates math books this is welcome site on the school table. It helps him get into the right frame of mind to move into other math activities. It also works on following directions and paying attention to the details of the clues. We are glad we purchased this!

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      2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Challenging for me as well as my daughter October 3, 2011
    Reviewer: Sara Matson from Carver, MN United States  
    My 10-year-old daughter and I worked these together at first, neither of us having had any idea of how an abacus works. We both found them challenging, but possible, to do and we both felt quite satisfied when we got the right answer! She does them by herself now, and I think the game is a fun way to practice logic.

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      3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
     
    fun math August 22, 2011
    Reviewer: Rebecca Kvenvolden from Federal Way, WA United States  
    When I bought this, my intentions were to try to incorporate more non-traditional math in our day and maybe even INCREASE my children's stamina for math.  I was not disappointed. Math in puzzles is always fun, and this is reusable indefinately! I think Aba-Conundrums  also really incorporates tactile learning, which is good not only for tactile learners but for all children to develop that skill and stretch their own capacity.  LOVE IT!

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