Camping Math Challenges | Math Enrichment | 3rd Grade Math Worksheets

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  1. Use this YEAR LONG BUNDLE of PRINT & GO + virtual math enrichment activities to challenge your high flying 2nd and 3rd grade students with advanced math problem solving fun ALL YEAR LONG. A Year of Math Challenges & Brain Teasers includes every math challenge and brain teaser pack in the sto
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Use these PRINT & GO + GOOGLE SLIDES camping themed math enrichment problems to challenge your high flying 2nd and 3rd grade students with advanced math problem solving FUN for the end of the year. These camping math challenges & brainteasers have engaging summer camp and camping activity themes kids love, and are a perfect way to extend and enrich your advanced second and third grade mathematicians' learning.

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The Camping Math Challenge and Brainteaser Pack includes 26 NO PREP math printables + virtual math activities with answer keys you can use for second and third grade math centers, homework, fast finishers, small groups, number talks, Zoom meetings, math enrichment contracts, seasonal classroom activities, or whole class problem solving, or engaging summer school work.

Perfect for integrating math with your camping themed classroom, or to use at the end of the year when students are thinking about summer camp and outdoor adventures.

Camping themes include: tents, summer camp, cabins, hiking, barbecues, mosquitoes, woods, hot cocoa, sleeping bags, roasting marshmallows, nature, campfires, and (of course!) s'mores

Recommended as a challenge for 2nd and 3rd grade students.

Included in this pack:

13 Math Challenges

  • Mosquito Bites (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers to 30, guess and check)
  • Mouth Full of Marshmallows (Adding 2-digit numbers to 100, guess and check)
  • Cabin Assignments (Place value with 3-digits, adding 1-digit numbers within 20, guess and check)
  • BBQ Planning (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers to 100, guess and check)
  • Camper Combinations (Finding all possible combinations, organizing work)
  • Obstacle Course (Addition, multiplication, converting minutes to hours, elapsed time)
  • Camp Garden (Area, repeated addition/multiplication with 1 and 2-digit numbers)
  • Prepping the Popsicles (Repeated addition/multiplication with 1 and 2-digit numbers)
  • Campfire Seating (Doubling numbers, organizing data, adding multiple 2-digit numbers)
  • Hot Cocoa Comparison (Capacity conversions with cups, pints, and quarts)
  • S'more Store (Adding and subtracting money within $5.00, guess and check)
  • Into the Woods (Subtraction with larger numbers, non-traditional division strategies)
  • Camp Schedule (Elapsed time, adding and subtracting minutes and hours)

All math challenges come with a lined page for written responses focused on strategies students used to solve the problem

13 Brainteasers

  • Campfire Clues in color and b&w (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Sleeping Bag Slumber Party in color and b&w (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Tent Tenants in color and b&w (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Dining Hall Design (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers, guess and check)
  • Camp Store #1 (Adding coins and bills to $5.00, easier)
  • Camp Store #2 (Adding coins and bills to $10.00, more difficult)
  • Outdoor Equations #1 (Addition and subtraction within 20, balancing equations)
  • Outdoor Equations #2 (Addition and subtraction within 100, balancing equations)
  • CAMP Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • Nature WALK Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • HIKERS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • CABINS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • CAMPFIRES Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)

Also includes

  • Student resource page with common conversions and extra info students might need to help solve these problems.
  • Link to an interactive Google Slides version
  • Google Slides FAQ and tutorial videos
  • Answer keys for every problem

Check out the preview to see all challenges, brainteasers, and answer keys.

If you are interested in trying out a camping theme in your classroom for the end of the year, check out this blog post with 10 End of Year Themes & Activities. Perfect for the end of the school year!

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