Fun and motivating math puzzles for kids that will get them engaged in adding and subtracting activities. Perfect for an engaging review and critical thinking of addition and subtraction problems.
These 18 math addition and subtraction puzzle worksheets make doing basic math fun and motivating. The critical thinking puzzles are targeted toward grade 4 and grade 5, but students older or younger can also benefit from them depending upon skill level. Students determine the values for the blank cells. This is done by recognizing that the value of a cell is made by adding the two numbers directly below it. Subtraction can also be used to help determine proper values. Once the cell values are determined, the numbers can be matched to letters in the Code box. The identified letters can be arranged to form the answer to a riddle.
These problems are great for quick self-starts, warm-ups, centers, groups, individual enrichment or productive time fillers. The worksheets can be printed in color or grayscale with good results. QR codes are provided on each worksheet for immediate feedback. All that is needed is a device with a camera and a QR Code app. Full answer keys are included.
Very helpful for enrichment activities for my higher students!
Great resource for my students who need a challenge.
Kids loved them!
The Pyramid Puzzles packet is one of six puzzle sets in the Productive Puzzles series. Each packet can be purchased separately or can be purchased bundled together at a discount. The other puzzles in the series are as follows:
Triangle Puzzles - Basic Operations
Math Puzzles: Riddles - Basic Operations
Block Puzzles - Basic Operations
Cross Puzzles - Basic Operations
Lattice Puzzles - Multiplication
Save 25% by purchasing all six products in this bundle:
Basic Operations - Math Puzzles Bundle - All 6 Products
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