Math Worksheets | Animal Theme Math | Digital Math Worksheets Google Classroom

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2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Now includes printable + digital Google Slides versions! Use these PRINT & GO animal themed math problems to challenge your high flying 2nd and 3rd grade students with advanced math problem solving FUN. These animal math challenges & brainteasers have engaging zoo and wild animal themes students love, and are a perfect way to extend and enrich your advanced second and third grade mathematicians' learning! FUN for kids and EASY for parents and teachers.

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The Animal Math Challenge and Brainteaser Pack includes 26 NO PREP math printables + virtual math activities with answer keys you can use for math centers, homework, fast finishers, small groups, number talks, Zoom meetings, math enrichment contracts, seasonal classroom activities, or whole class problem solving. Perfect for integrating math with life science, for an animal themed classroom, or for advanced students with a love of all things animals.

Animals facts & themes include: frogs, whales, worms, seahorses, crabs, ostriches, elephants, alligators, snails, chickens, narwhals, penguins, octopuses, safari, zoos, barns, wild animals, forest animals, and ocean animals.

Recommended as a challenge for 2nd and 3rd grade students.

Included in this pack:

13 Math Challenges

  • Flyfest (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers within 100, guess and check)
  • Whale Whistles (Place value with 3-digits, adding multiple 1-digit numbers to 20, defining even, guess and check)
  • Bookworm (Place value with 4-digits, adding multiple 1-digit numbers to 20, guess and check)
  • Legs & Tails (Repeated addition/multiplication, guess and check)
  • Ostrich Eggs (Mixed operations, defining a dozen, converting ounces to pounds)
  • Parched Pachyderms (Capacity conversions, repeated addition/multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
  • Going on Safari (Finding all possible combinations, organizing work)
  • Feeding the Animals (Adding and subtracting money to $5.00, guess and check)
  • Alligator Line Up (Defining one mile, converting feet to miles)
  • Scrambled Eggs (Adding multiple 1 and 2-digit numbers, guess and check)
  • Old Macdonald had Two Barns (Mixed operations with 1 and 2-digit numbers, dividing into equal groups)
  • A Snail’s Pace (Converting days to hours, converting yards to feet, repeated addition/multiplication)
  • Grain Stock Up (Converting ounces to pounds, repeated addition/multiplication)

All math challenges come with a lined page for written responses focused on strategies students used to solve the problem

13 Brainteasers

  • Name that Narwhal (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Animal Enclosures (Logical thinking, polygons, guess and check)
  • Sea Legs (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers to 50, finding all possible combinations)
  • Barn Stalls (Logical thinking, guess and check, adding 1-digit numbers)
  • Zoo Map #1 (Perimeter and area with models given, easier)
  • Zoo Map #2 (Perimeter and area with length and width dimensions, more difficult)
  • Animal Equations #1 (Addition and subtraction within 20, balancing equations)
  • Animal Equations #2 (Addition and subtraction within 100, balancing equations)
  • FARM Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • WILD Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • FOREST Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • OCEANS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • CAT & MOUSE Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)

Also includes

  • Student resource page with common conversions and extra info students might need to help solve these problems.
  • Link to an interactive Google Slides version
  • Google Slides FAQ and tutorial videos
  • Answer keys for every problem

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 56 ÷ 8 as the number of objects in each share when 56 objects are partitioned equally into 8 shares, or as a number of shares when 56 objects are partitioned into equal shares of 8 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a number of shares or a number of groups can be expressed as 56 ÷ 8.
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.


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