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# Addition & Subtraction Monthly Riddles

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A SimplyFirst product to help your students practice their addition with and without regrouping, and subtraction with and without borrowing, and have fun while doing it!! Each month has 4 worksheets: addition with regrouping, addition without regrouping, subtraction with borrowing, subtraction without borrowing. All worksheets have sums or differences 0-50.

Worksheets with regrouping or borrowing have problems without as well, however, the worksheets without regrouping and without borrowing do not have problems that would cause them to do so.

Each month has the 4 worksheets with different riddles for each that goes along with the monthly theme, and most have a clipart image that students can color when finished with their math, upon solving the riddle!

Get your students thinking! Have them make a prediction of what the answer could be based on the riddle and how many letters and words are in the answer.

Extension: Have your students come up with a riddle on their own, and encourage them to come up with the math problems for a friend to solve!

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Below are all the riddles and answers included in this pack:
September:
*What did the pen say to the pencil? –What’s your point?
*How do you get straight A’s? –Use a ruler!
*What do librarians take with them when they go fishing? –Bookworms!
*Why did the teacher wear sunglasses? –Her students were bright!

October:
*Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road? –He didn’t have any guts!
*When is it back luck to be followed by a black cat? –When you’re a mouse.
*What did one owl say to the other owl? –Happy Owl-ween!
*What is a ghost’s favorite pie? –Booberry Pie!

November:
*What is a scarecrow’s favorite fruit? –Straw-berries!
*Why did the turkey cross the road twice? –To prove he wasn’t chicken!
*If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? –Pilgrims!
*What key won’t open any door? –A tur-key!

December:
*What do Santa’s elves learn in school? –The Elf-abet!
*Why did the Christmas tree go to the barber? –I needed to be trimmed.
*What did Mrs. Claus say to Santa when she looked in the sky? –Looks like rain, dear.
*How does the Gingerbread Man make his bed? –With cookie sheets!

January:
*Where does a snowman keep his money? –In the Snow Bank!
*What do you call a snowman party? –A Snowball!
*What kind of bird can write? –A pen-guin!
*What do snowmen eat for breakfast? –Snowflakes!

February:
*Why did the boy put candy under his pillow? –He wanted sweet dreams!
*What did one volcano say to the other? – I lava you!
*What did the stamp say to the envelope on Valentine’s Day? –I’m stuck on you!
*What kind of flowers do you never give on Valentine’s Day? –Cauliflowers

March:
*What kind of bow can’t be tied? –A rainbow!
*When is an Irish potato not an Irish potato? –When it’s a French fry!
*Where can you always find gold? –In the dictionary!
What do you call a fake stone in Ireland? –A sham-rock!

April:
*What did one egg say to the other egg? –Let’s get crackin!
*What goes up when the rain comes down? –An umbrella!
*What falls but never gets hurt? –The rain!
*When do people use trampolines? –Spring time!

May:
*What flowers grow on faces? –Tulips!
*What did the big flower say to the little one? –You’re really growing, bud!
*What kind of garden does a baker have? –A flour garden!
*What is the fiercest flower in the garden? –A tiger lily!

June:
*Why did the sun go to school? –To get brighter!
*How can you tell the ocean is friendly? –It waves!
*What gets wetter as it dries? –A towel!
*What kind of tree can fit into your hand? –A palm tree!

July:
*What did the flag say to the pole? –Nothing, it just waved!
*What did polly the parrot want for the 4th of July? –A fire cracker!
*What do you give to a sick lemon? –Lemon aid!
*What do sheep do on sunny days? –Have baa-baa-cues!

August:
*What did the tree wear to the pool party? –Swimming trunks!
*What has no fingers, but many rings? –A tree!
*What did the quiet tent say to the noisy tent? –Zip it!
*What does the T-Rex make when he goes camping? –Dino-s’mores!
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