Pretzels, a cognitive tool, offer a variety of ways to explore geometry concepts.

  • Points
  • Lines
  • Planes
  • Shapes
  • Angles
  • Degrees

Pretzels assist learners develop the brain function perception.  How do you perceive or see the problem?  Students move the pretzels, guided by their visual clues.

The pretzel problem combines perception, movement and memory in developing cognitive tools.  This is a good example of exercising brain functions as well as mathematical content.