Are you looking for an activity that will keep your kindergarten mathematicians engaged and thinking all year? Try this set of 100 kindergarten riddle cards for the hundred chart!
Each card has a three clue riddle for a number between one and 100. Solving the clues will help you build your students' number sense and practice a wide variety of standards-based math skills.
The cards can be used in so many ways!
• Expand your calendar activities
by solving one or more riddles
each day and using the answers to build a hundred chart.
• Start a lesson with a warm-up riddle to build number sense
• Riddles are a great way to review math vocabulary
• Make this riddle set part of your 100th Day celebration
• Practice identifying key details
by modeling how riddles are
solved. This will lay the foundation for comprehension skills like
making inferences and drawing conclusions
• Got a spare moment to fill? A riddle makes a great sponge activity!
* Use a riddle as the starting point for a daily number talk.
• After you’ve completed a few riddles, your students will enjoy writing riddles
together. What a fun way to bring math into shared writing!
• Make solving a riddle part of your Morning Meeting activities.
This resource includes…
• One hundred riddle cards, printed two to a page
• Answer Key
• A themed hundred chart
• Two gameboard style charts to record whole class progress with the riddle
cards, with each in both color and blackline versions
• Two whole class graphs to use with the riddles, each with data analysis
35 number sequence strips for 1-100.
Here's what a buyer said:
"This is a fantastic resource! I put it on the door each morning and the kids have until math time to try and figure out the answer to the riddle. We then take it up as a class at the beginning of our math workshop. The kids can't wait to read and solve the riddle. They are so engaged. It is wonderful. Thank you!"
Linda Nelson grants permission to the original downloader to reproduce material for his or her own classroom use only. No other part of this work may be reproduced in whole or in part by electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems without permission in writing from the author.
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