Math Puzzles for Back to School | Math Centers

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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  1. This GROWING bundle of math puzzles for 1st grade and/or 2nd grade students include a variety of skills such as: addition facts, subtraction facts, 2-3 digit addition & subtraction, time, and counting coins. The can be played as math games or as individual math centers.NOTE: This bundle is NOT C
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These back to school math puzzles for 1st grade and/or 2nd grade students (possibly 3rd grade remediation) include a variety of skills such as: two-digit & three-digit place value, 2-digit plus one-digit addition, 2-digit plus a multiple of 10 addition, 2-digit minus one-digit subtraction, 2-digit minus a multiple of 10 subtraction, telling time to the quarter hour and five minutes, skip counting by 5s and 10s, and 2-digit addition & subtraction (no regrouping or borrowing) . The can be played as math games or as individual math centers.

You can find the growing bundle of math puzzles here!

To complete these puzzles, students will solve various problems on the puzzle mat. When they know the answer, they will find the matching puzzle piece and place it on the mat. Teachers can print extra puzzle mats to use as recording sheets for students to show their work!

The puzzles & skills included are listed below:

  • School Bus 1: Two-Digit Place Value
  • School Bus 2: Three-Digit Place Value
  • Partner Kids 1: Addition 2-digit + 1-digit
  • Partner Kids 2: Addition 2-digit + Multiple of 10
  • Kids on Carpet 1: Subtraction 2-digit – 1-digit
  • Kids on Carpet 2: Subtraction 2-digit – Multiple of 10
  • Welcome Back 1: Skip Counting by 5s
  • Welcome Back 2: Skip Counting by 10s
  • Morning Work 1: Telling Time to the Quarter Hour
  • Morning Work 2: Telling Time to Five Minutes
  • Reading Buddies 1: 2-Digit Addition (no regrouping)
  • Reading Buddies 2: 2-Digit Subtraction (no borrowing)

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