Try a fun and engaging way to review math basic operations of subtracting, adding, multiplying, and dividing. Decoding the riddles motivates students to be accurate and complete.
These 12 math riddle worksheets make doing math basic operations fun and motivating. The puzzles are targeted toward grade 4 and grade 5, but students in grade 3 can also benefit from them depending upon skill level. Students complete each of the eight problems and match the answers to those listed in the Choices box. The answers are matched with words which form the answer to the fun riddle printed at the top of the page. The answer to the riddle is written on the line below the riddle.
For immediate feedback, a QR code is provided on each page which gives answers to the individual problems and to the puzzle. Any device with a camera and a QR app can read QR codes. Also included are detailed answer keys.
These problems are great for quick self-starts, warm-ups, centers, groups, individual enrichment, or productive time fillers. They are great for homeschool and tutoring applications. The worksheets can be printed in color or grayscale with good results.
My students absolutely loved these!!
Kids love the change of pace from task cards
Great way to make math fun!
The Math Riddles 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
Pyramid Puzzles - Adding and Subtracting
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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