Katamino is based on pentominoes and can be used to develop an understanding of area, perimeter, transformational geometry including enlargement, congruence and symmetry, nets, volume and classification.
Players try to make rectangles, known as ‘Penta’ of varying size. They can begin with just 3 pieces or use 4, 5, 6 right up to using all 12. The more pieces they use, the harder the puzzle is making Katamino suitable for any age or ability. With over 500 puzzle suggestions in the box and more than 36,000 ‘Penta’ combinations Katamino is outstanding value.
Katamino is a superb puzzle, and a challenging game that develops a number of important skills.
Practise and develop hand eye coordination and fine motor skills
Develop strategic thinking skills
Develop logic and problem solving
Develop planning skills