River Crossing Challenges

There are three river crossing puzzles.

Three puzzles
Critters and Carrots
River Crossing Puzzle
  Level 1  
Tallbots and Smallbots
River Crossing Puzzle
  Level 2  
Monsters and Munchkins
River Crossing Puzzle
  Level 3  

Choose a river crossing puzzle above.

Each puzzle requires you to get all of the characters across a river in a small boat. The boat can cross the river many times to get everyone across. Can you solve the puzzle in the smallest number of moves?

You can earn a Transum trophy for each puzzle you complete.

Barbara Hermann,

Monday, November 21, 2016

"What if you had a family of five is on vacation in the Netherlands with their five pet cats (each person owns a cat). To get to the place they want to have lunch, they must cross a canal, but the only way to get to the other side is to a small boat. Unfortunately, the boat can only hold three things, regardless of size. The cats are very anxious creatures and cannot tolerate another person, even for a moment, unless its owner is present. Left alone, the cats get along very well with each other. One of the cats is a tiger and has been trained to operate a boat, but the other cats lack this ability, All five family members can operate the boat. How can the five family members and their five cats cross the canal?"

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