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Make and Print SUDOKU Puzzles
      
How do you solve a Sudoku?
Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through to 9. There is only one solution to the puzzle.

Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Do You Sudoku? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-5 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Sudoku History (Grades 5-7)


edHelper.com offers hints - you can customize how you'd like your Sudoku!
        (for easy or medium difficulty levels)     (for difficult levels)
       


A great alternative to sudoku puzzles, also try: Runaway Math Puzzles
      Runaway Math Puzzles   


Sudoku Printables (free pre-made samples for non-subscribers)
9 x 9
     Pre-Made Sample: Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Pre-Made Sample: Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints - includes open-ended questions
     Pre-Made Sample: Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Pre-Made Sample: Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints - includes open-ended questions
     Pre-Made Sample: Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Pre-Made Sample: Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - all hints - includes open-ended questions

4 x 4 with shapes
     Pre-Made Sample: Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Pre-Made Sample: Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Pre-Made Sample: Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Pre-Made Sample: Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)


Make a Sudoku and a Kakuro Together!
     Make a sudoku puzzle followed by a kakuro puzzle at once!
     (complete options, including multiple keys, etc)


Make a Sudoku Puzzle (PDF file created) - You set the various options!
Change Grid Size

First Select the Sudoku Grid Size
4 x 4 Grid - Using shapes to solve
4 x 4 Grid - Using the numbers 1,2,3,4 to solve
6 x 6 Grid - Using shapes to solve
6 x 6 Grid - Using the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6 to solve
9 x 9 Grid - Using the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 to solve
Continue to options

4 x 4 Grid (Using shapes to solve)


4 x 4 Grid (Using the numbers 1,2,3,4 to solve)


9 x 9 Grid (Using the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 to solve)


6 x 6 Grid (Using shapes to solve)


6 x 6 Grid (Using the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6 to solve)


Title
Enter Title:  

Select Difficulty Level
Very Easy
Easy

Hints
   
No hints     Include shapes to cross off

Directions

The list of possible shapes will be printed below your directions.

Hints
   
No hints     Include numbers to cross off

Directions


Select Difficulty Level
Easy
Medium
Difficult

Hints
        (for easy or medium difficulty levels)     (for difficult levels)

No hints
   
Include numbers
to cross off
   
Only possible numbers
are listed
Note: The option "Only possible numbers are listed" will only list as small numbers in the unknown boxes the list of numbers that are obviously possible. That is they are not in the current row, col, or box.
The "Include numbers to cross off" option will have small numbers to cross off that are obviously not possible.

Directions


Select Difficulty Level
Easy
Medium

Directions

The list of possible shapes will be printed below your directions.

Select Difficulty Level
Easy
Medium

Hints

No hints
   
Include numbers
to cross off
   
Only possible numbers
are listed
Note: The option "Only possible numbers are listed" will only list as small numbers in the unknown boxes the list of numbers that are obviously possible. That is they are not in the current row, col, or box.
The "Include numbers to cross off" option will have small numbers to cross off that are obviously not possible.

Directions


Questions/Explanations Page
An open-ended question page that asks the student to explain how they picked their first and second numbers.
Include an open-ended questions page
No open-ended questions page

Number of Keys (make more keys to have different versions to give out!)
Select the number of different printables:

Answer Key
Include an answer key
No answer key



9 x 9 Sudoku Printables - Quick links to make new ones
Easy
     Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints
     Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - more hints (all obvious choices not included - may be too easy)
     Easy 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints - includes open-ended questions

Medium
     Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints
     Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - more hints (all obvious choices not included - may be too easy)
     Medium 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints - includes open-ended questions

Difficult
     Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - no hints (unknown cells are blank)
     Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints
     Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - more hints (all obvious choices not included - this is suggested for the difficult level!)
     Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - some hints - includes open-ended questions
     Difficult 9 x 9 Sudoku - all hints - includes open-ended questions



4 x 4 Sudoku Printables - Quick links to make new ones
Shapes
4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (unknown spaces have small shapes to pick from)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)

4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (unknown spaces are blank)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)

Numbers (1, 2, 3, and 4 are used)
4 x 4 Sudoku with numbers (unknown spaces have small numbers to pick from)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)

4 x 4 Sudoku (unknown spaces are blank)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)


6 x 6 Sudoku Printables - Quick links to make new ones
Shapes
6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (2 keys)
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes and open-ended questions page (2 keys)

Numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are used)
6 x 6 Sudoku with numbers (unknown spaces have small numbers to pick from)
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)

6 x 6 Sudoku (unknown spaces are blank)
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku (2 keys)
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku and open-ended questions page (2 keys)


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