Nine Dots

Here’s a little exercise to challenge your thinking.

You’ll need a piece of paper and a pen.

Step One. Draw this:


Step Two: Join all nine dots with four straight lines without taking your pen off the paper.

Hint: you don’t need to fold the paper.

Take your time.




Take a little more time.




Maybe put down the pen, and stand back from it and think about it from a different perspective.




Reckon you’ve got it? Check your answer here.

Doing your head in? Find the answer here.