Christmas Math Holiday Algebra

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Use this set of challenging algebraic puzzles this Christmas season with your middle school students. In this holiday math activity, students use manipulatives to discover how many marshmallows are hidden in each mug of hot chocolate. The variables are represented by holiday cocoa mugs and the constants by marshmallows!

Included in this festive Christmas math center set are:

  • 5 Level 1 task cards (easiest)
  • 5 Level 2 task cards (medium)
  • 3 Level 3 task cards (challenge)
  • Recording sheet
  • Student and teacher instructions
  • A bonus no prep multi-step problem solving challenge page
  • Full answer key

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Have fun this holiday with some challenging problem solving and algebraic reasoning to keep you students' minds working all the way till the break!

Additional Holiday Resources:

Prime Factorization -- Factor Fun Christmas Tree

Christmas Puzzlers for Middle School Math


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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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