Bobs 2016 Christmas Puzzle Card
Gift Cards Puzzle
Santa Claus needs your help.
One of the reasons Santa can deliver presents to the entire world in one night
is organization. The months leading up to the glorius night
are spent on planning and preparation. No detail is too small.
One detail is the storage of gifts in the sled-loading warehouse. Care must be
taken so that every shipping pallet contains 36 gifts, in 6 equal rows,
pre-wrapped in 6 colors. To evenly distribute weight, no row or column may
contain two gifts of the same color.
Santa gave the elves a set of cards showing the arrangement of gifts. But one
of the elves dropped the cards — now they are out of order
Cut out the 6 cards, cutting along the dashed
Arrange the cards so there are six gifts in each row and column, with each row
and column containing one gift of each color. Some cards may be rotated, with
the bows toward the bottom of the diagram.
The numbers on the cards are not relevant to the puzzle. They are included only
to help you keep track of the cards.
(don't look if you don't want to see it!)