FOREST FRIENDS SQUARE PUZZLERS for Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Differentiation
FOREST FRIENDS SQUARE PUZZLERS
are fun brain teasers that are excellent for honing your students’ critical thinking skills. The challenge with these differentiated puzzles is to reconstruct the square array so that all of the forest animal images match on every interior side.
WHAT YOU GET
Three forest animal
themed Square Puzzlers
♦ The 2x2 square is perfect for introducing the task. It is also most appropriate for K - 2nd grade students.
♦ The 3x3 square is quite challenging and can be used successfully with 2nd – 5th grade students.
♦ The 4x4 square is for experts!
♢ Labels for your center storage envelopes
HOW TO USE SQUARE PUZZLERS
Centers or work stations
Fast finishers' challenge
Critical thinking exercise
Individual, partner, or small group collaboration
WHAT OTHER TEACHERS SAY ABOUT SQUARE PUZZLERS
♦ These were so popular with my students - they are begging me for more!
♦ My kids are literally obsessed with these!
♦ Great activity. Appreciate the differentiation. Provides opportunities for all my students regardless of skill level.
♦ I LOVE doing these right along with the kids!
♦ My 4-6th graders were challenged by the 3x3 and the 4x4! Thanks!
You will find more square puzzlers
in my store:
♦ 4 Seasons of Square Puzzlers
♦ Autumn Square Puzzlers
♦ Halloween Square Puzzlers
♦ Pilgrim Square Puzzlers
♦ St. Patrick's Day Square Puzzlers
♦ Winter Square Puzzlers
This product is part of my themed classroom collection, Forest Friends
. You can find more forest animal products here
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