An engaging collection of no-prep math puzzles that are great for math stations, centers, and individual use for 4th grade, 5th grade. Puzzles are highly motivating and fun learning activities. Easily printable with answer keys.
Save 20% over the individual sets with this 209-page bundle. This 6-sex collection includes all pages in the individual sets. They can be printed in either color or grayscale with good results. Full answer keys are provided. Each of the resources in this collection will be outlined next. Please click on the links to see the original resource store pages along with all of the specific information and previews.
Basic Operation Block Puzzles
Block Puzzles are a great problem-solving challenge! Students must fill in digits 1-9 in the puzzles to make the six number sentences true. All four operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing - are used to complete the puzzles. To add extra motivation, a riddle is introduced above the puzzles and the answer can be decoded by correctly figuring out where each digit is placed.
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Basic Operations Cross Puzzles
Similar to crossword puzzles, these crossmath puzzles require students to find the correct symbols for the blank cells. Students will use all four basic operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing - as they use context clues and problem-solving skills to figure out how to make each number sentence true.
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Lattice Multiplication Puzzles
Lattice Puzzles provides a unique twist on calculating multiplication. Students complete each of the six multiplication puzzles in the cells and write the answers in the answer boxes. They then match the answers to those listed in the answer column on the right. Figuring out the riddles adds motivation.
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Basic Operations Math Riddles
Students complete the problems in each cell and find the answers in the answer key on the left. The answers are matched with words which form the answer to the riddle. The student writes the answer to the riddle in the box at the bottom.
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Adding and Subtracting Pyramid Puzzles
The Math Pyramids focus on addition and subtraction problem-solving. 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.
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Basic Operations Triangle Puzzles
Students must determine the missing center number of the triangle by multiplying the two numbers on the left and then either adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing the number on the right.
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Questions and Topics Addressed in this Resource
There are many important concepts this resource addresses. These challenging math puzzles and games for kids are extremely motivating. Children learn important math skills in a fun and engaging way. The printable math puzzles and games worksheets are easy to use. All of the math puzzle worksheets come with answers and solutions so there is no frustration. Many of the puzzles and brainteasers come with riddles and jokes to make the tricky puzzles fun and motivating for students. The math puzzles focus on the basic operations of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing as well as word problems. The puzzles are best for 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade and homeschool. The no prep math puzzles and games are great for stations and centers.
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