Easter Bunny Magic Squares
The Easter Bunny says to hop on over for an eggs-citing time solving magic squares. For each 3 by 3 square, he tells you how much the sum is for each row, column, and diagonal. Students practice addition and mental math skills as they solve for the empty boxes to complete the magic squares. The sums are 18, 21, 24, 30, 15, and 27. An answer key and explanation/example page are included.
Common Core Standards 2.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
2.OA.B.2 Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.2 By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.
2.NBT.B.6 Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
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