You start with 3 poles of varying lengths. Then you have rings on the poles of varying colors. You then show them a set of different rings and colors in a pattern, and tell them to get the same design as you have by only moving one ring at a time, and you can only move it over one pole at a time, and there can only be as many rings on a pole as there is room on a pole.

For example: You start off with 3 poles of length 1, 2 and 3. You then have a green ring on the pole in the middle with length 2 and a Red on the bottom of the length three pole, and blue on top of it. (Each length represents how many rings can go on it). You then give him the same type of thing, with the green on the length one pole, then the red on the bottom of the second one and blue on top of that. Then ask him to make the same configuration as you as fast as possible, and with as few moves as possible..(This would be an example puzzle, you could make a lot more complex ones and harder ones).

It's kind of hard to describe by typing.....Ask me if you have any questions.

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