Travel Theme Math Challenges | Math Enrichment | 2nd Grade Math | 3rd Grade Math

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Use these PRINT & GO + VIRTUAL travel themed math enrichment problems to challenge your high flying 2nd and 3rd grade students with advanced math problem solving FUN. These travel math challenges & brainteasers have engaging landmark and vacation 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 you.

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The Travel Math Challenge & Brainteaser pack includes 26 NO PREP math printables + virtual math activities with answer keys you can use for second and third grade math centers, homework, fast finishers, small groups, number talks, math enrichment contracts, or whole class problem solving.

Perfect for integrating math and social studies, to use during a travel themed read aloud, or for a travel/around the world themed classroom!

Travel themes include: passports, the beach, photographs, packing, sightseeing, airplanes, road trips, and landmarks {Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal, the Parthenon, the Statue of Liberty, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the London Eye}.

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

Included in this pack:

13 Math Challenges

  • Passport Stamps (Adding one and two-digit numbers within 30, logical thinking)
  • Beach Reads (Place value to 3 digits, logical thinking)
  • Snappin’ Pics (Adding and subtracting 2 and 3-digit numbers, logical thinking)
  • Packing Plan (Finding all possible combinations, organizing work)
  • Sun, Sand, and Sunscreen (Time, counting 30 minute increments)
  • Travel Size Me (Adding and subtracting money within $10.00, counting change)
  • Split Up Sightseeing (Determining total group given fractional parts)
  • Stair Climbers (Adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers)
  • Big Ben (Adding multiple 1 and 2-digit numbers, defining hours in 1 day)
  • The London Eye (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
  • The Eiffel Tower (Repeated addition with 1 and 4-digit numbers, organizing work)
  • The Taj Majal (Subtraction with 4-digit numbers, repeated addition/multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
  • The Parthenon (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2-digit numbers, visualizing/map drawing)

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

13 Brainteasers

  • Ready for Takeoff (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Determine the Destination (Logical thinking, time, guess and check)
  • Seat Assignments (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Passport Order #1 (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Passport Order #2 (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • See the Sights Sentences #1 (Addition and subtraction within 20, balancing equations)
  • See the Sights Sentences #2 (Addition and subtraction within 100, balancing equations)
  • ROAD Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • TRIP Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • TRAVEL Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • GUIDES Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • CRUISE Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • LANDMARKS 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

Check out the preview to see all challenges, brainteasers, and answer keys.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?
Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram.
Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:
Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.


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