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Celebrate JiJi Day With Math Puzzles! [Giveaway]

Download a JiJi sudoku puzzle to celebrate math and growth mindset with your students

By Ieva Galinyte April 20, 2017

Celebrate JiJi Day on Friday, April 28!

JiJi is the beloved penguin in the game-based learning program ST MathEvery time a student demonstrates understanding of a math concept, JiJi crosses the screen, signaling success and leading the way to a more challenging puzzle.

JiJi Day is an opportunity to celebrate math and the growth mindset JiJi encourages in students: perseverance through challenges, a love of learning, and the thrill of success.

Looking for JiJi Day activities?

Have your students test their logic and reasoning skills by matching each colored JiJi to the right square. Download one of the following sudoku puzzles below:




Use clues from the given colors to fill in the blank squares, and make sure a single color only appears once per row, column, and section 2x3 or 3x3). Find more detailed instructions, facilitation ideas, and the answer key here.

For more JiJi Day ideas check out last year's coloring page.

Share your students' celebrations with JiJi and win!

Celebrate JiJi Day with your students and you could win a $50 giftcard to the JiJi Store!



Updated: the drawing is now closed and the winner will be emailed!


Check on social media to see shared messages from students across the nation!Happy JiJi Day

*Opportunity drawing rules:

Open to all persons over 18 years of age with a current ST Math software license through their school or district (including ST Math: Homeschool). MIND Research Institute employees and members of their immediate family are not eligible to win. Only one submission per entrant. All submissions must be recieved by Sunday, April 30th at midnight PST. Social media post must be public to be entered to win. This opportunity drawing is not affiliated with Facebook or Twitter. Winner will be randomly chosen and emailed. 

Ieva Galinyte is an engagement assistant at MIND Research Institute. She enjoys writing about and keeping up with the latest trends in math education.

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