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These fun winter math games for adding and subtracting within 1000 snowman and mitten puzzles make it quick and easy for teachers to provide a hands on activity to meet the needs of all students. Use them for Christmas or winter math games, activities, centers, or stations. With a no prep option - these are the perfect last minute resource!
Let your students practice their adding and subtracting within 1000 with these two fun winter shaped puzzles. The snowman puzzle is 19 pieces with 29 different problems and the mitten puzzle is 13 puzzle pieces with 15 different problems. Math problems with and without regrouping are included.
This puzzle is great for fall math centers, Christmas, winter, a snowman or mitten unit, enrichment, GATE (gifted and talented education), early or fast finishers, anytime in December or January, when there is snow on the ground, and more!
This will help address Common Core State Standards 2.NBT.B.7 and 3.NBT.A.2
These puzzles are meant to be somewhat of a challenge. Students will have to keep in mind the shape (if you choose to tell them the shape). Tell students to rotate the pieces around until they fit. This is where their critical thinking skills will come into play!
There are two options for each puzzle. One option is each of the two puzzles in its full mitten or snowman shape. The other option is the puzzle pieces separate so students do not know the final shape. These “cut out” sheets are meant to be given directly to the students to cut out and put together so they don't know the shape. These will be more challenging. They are no prep – just print and go!
An editable PowerPoint file has been included as a center rubric. A full page option and half page option are both included. Print these out for immediate use, or change the wording and format to fit the needs of YOUR students.
On the lookout for even more winter snowman or mitten math centers? Check out this link!
These snowman and mitten puzzles are great for winter or Christmas math centers, review, early and fast finishers, enrichment, GATE (gifted and talented education), and critical thinking skills. Any student that needs a lesson in perseverance will benefit from these puzzles. With this fun game format your students will stay engaged while practicing necessary skills!
The mitten puzzle also works great if you are reading "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. You'll have an no prep, print and go math supplemental activity for your thematic unit.
Just print and quickly cut on the lines and you have instant Christmas or winter math centers that make skill practice fun and engaging.
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Here are some other winter math resources you will enjoy!
Winter Math Centers: Multiplication Puzzles
Winter Math Centers: Division Mitten Puzzles
Winter Math Centers: Addition Math Centers
Winter Math Centers: Subtraction Mitten Puzzles
Snowman Math Centers: Subtraction Puzzles
Snowman Math Centers: Multiplication Puzzles
Snowman Math Centers: Division Puzzles
Snowman Math Centers: Addition Puzzles
You can find great literacy winter centers below:
Winter Literacy Centers: Synonyms Snowman Puzzle - Differentiated Options
Winter Literacy Centers: Irregular Verbs Snowman Puzzles - Differentiated
Winter Literacy Centers: Irregular Plural Nouns Snowman Puzzle - Differentiated
Winter Literacy Centers: Contractions - Differentiated Options
Winter Literacy Centers: Compound Words Snowman Puzzles - Differentiated Options
Winter Literacy Centers: Antonyms Snowman Puzzle - Differentiated Options
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