Students need lots of practice determining which kinds of stories are multiplication and which kind of story problems can be solved with division. This craftivity is perfect practice of writing multiplication and division stories using fact families.
Students color the snowman’s scarf and then cut out the pieces and glue the pieces onto a blue piece of paper. Then they create a multiplication division fact family on page 18 based on their snowman’s scarf. They also write a multiplication and a division story for one of their equations.
NOW WITH a blank template for you to make up your own problems... Blank template of writing portion too if you would like to do this with addition and subtraction fact families.
Makes a fun winter display after a division unit. Great for early finishers.
I used this with my third grade class after test completion of Topic 8 in our Envisions Math Program.