Snowman Math PBL - Adding and Subtracting Decimals Activity - Winter Math

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Chloe Campbell
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4th - 6th
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This was a great winter review. Student choice was a big deal! Not a fan of Easel. I printed drawing papers and they used digital as a reference.
My students loved this snowman activity, it was a great way to extend their learning of adding and subtracting decimals.
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  1. Keep your students engaged during the holiday season with this perfect Winter Math and Christmas Math BUNDLE! Students will practice adding and subtracting decimals while working on four types of projects: Decorate a Christmas Tree, Design a Gingerbread House, Plan a Sweet Treat Party, and Create a
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Keep your students engaged during the holiday season with this perfect Design a Snowman math activity! Students will practice adding and subtracting decimals while selecting their favorite items to create a snowman. Your students are sure to be engaged and their energy will be channeled towards something academic!

How to Use:

  • Students will select items from the "Snowman Store" to purchase. They'll pick their favorite snowman bodies, hats, scarfs, and other accessories.
  • Students will then add up the price of their snowman as they draw it on the recording sheet.

Creative Ways to Set Up:

  • Print the store on cardstock and give to each group or partner set.
  • Print the store on poster paper and display at the front of the room.
  • Print the store on paper and display in multiple places around the room.
  • Print the store on paper and display in picture frames or plastic sleeves.

Build a Snowman Adding Decimals activity for winter includes:

  • Snowman Store (3 pages) in Color
  • Snowman Store (3 pages) in Black/White
  • Adding 3 Items From the Store Math Page
  • Adding 3 Items From the Store Math Page
  • Adding 4 Items From the Store Math Page
  • How Much Change Should You Receive? Subtraction Math Page
  • Select Your Own 3 Items to Add to Build Your Own Snowman
  • Select Your Own 4 Items to Add to Build Your Own Snowman
  • Select Your Own 5 Items to Add to Build Your Own Snowman
  • Draw Your Own Snowman
  • Create a Silly Snowman
  • Snowman Extension Questions (2 versions)

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In this fun and interactive adding decimals activity, students are asked to build a snowman on a budget.  Using the provided supply menus, students will practice adding decimals as they determine which supplies to use to build the snowman.  There are leveled activities with increasing complexity in numbers. This makes it easy for you to differentiate for the needs of your students.

This resource can be found in a BUNDLE!

Teachers Like You Say:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My students used this activity to review adding decimals and subtracting decimals. It was a wonderful activity to do leading up to winter break. Students were engaged and excited to create a personalized snowman!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This was great resource and fun mix to everyday math. Mt creative students love designing their own snowman."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My students loved this activity before Winter Break. This worked very well with adding decimals and allowing students to make choices to build their own snowman!"

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Check out these Holiday Resources:

Build a Christmas Tree: Adding Decimals

Plan a Holiday Party: Adding Decimals

Build a Gingerbread House: Adding Decimals

Christmas Adding Whole Numbers BUNDLE!

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Total Pages
14 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.


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