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By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Halloween Logic Puzzles! Looking for something new and original this year? THIS is IT!!! 4 unique logic puzzles. Open and have a look! This set is for Grades 3-5. This fun, challenging logic puzzle pack challenges students to use a variety
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
$3.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Math Logic Halloween Puzzle - 2 Pack! 50% off the first 48 hours!!! Need some content related Halloween Fun? This is it! Grades 3-5. This fun, challenging 2 pack of puzzles has two different logic puzzles. These Halloween themed puzzles challenge
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Critical Thinking, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
CCSS:
5.NF.B.7b, MP4
$2.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.64 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Fall Festival Puzzle Pack! Not celebrating Halloween in your classroom but need some Fall Fun? THIS is IT!!! Grades 3-5. This fun, challenging logic puzzle pack challenges students to use a variety of skills including deductive reasoning and
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Autumn
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.39 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Turtles in Trouble is a Matrix Grid Logic Puzzle. Students use critical reading and deduction to discover which of the 8 students did or is doing which of the 8 acts to help save the turtles. Critical reading, elimination and problem solving are
Subjects:
Environment, Critical Thinking, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (29.01 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Ice Breaker Fun for Middle School! Build it! Toss It! Talk About IT! Open the Preview and Have a LOOK! Fun, Back to School project has students creating one or two “Box Cubes” all about them. This is a fun and funny way to break the ice in
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects, Classroom Community
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
6 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (19.59 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
End of Year Memory Cube! One to keep and one to leave for the teacher! :) Fun, End of the Year project has students creating a “Memory Cube” & “Advice to Next Year’s Student’s Cube”. Very little teacher prep is involved in this engaging
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, End of Year
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (32.98 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Día de Los Muertos Logic Puzzles! Looking for something fun to end October and start November? THIS is IT!!! Designed for your critical thinking 5th– 9th graders! This is a great way for 5th– 9th grade students to learn a little bit about this
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
$4.00
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (29.70 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Ice Breaker and Logic Puzzle all rolled into one cool activity! If you were ever going to buy a logic puzzle for the beginning of the year, THIS is what you have been looking for! YOUR students are the stars of this fun, personalized logic
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (12.04 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Save the Bees is a Matrix Grid Logic Puzzle. Recommended for Grade Levels 3 - 6 Answer Key is given as a Grid and also in List Form for quick checking. Students can work alone or in partners to deduce which person did which thing to help save
Subjects:
Environment, Problem Solving, Earth Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.94 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Halloween Logic Mini Bundle! Looking for a variety of different types of Logic Puzzles? THIS is it! Your students will love these brain busters. Great for centers or early finishers. This fun, challenging logic puzzle pack challenges students to
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Critical Thinking, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Printables
$5.00
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
Bundle
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Purple Up is a collection of 3 Logic Puzzles for MS and HS students. Answer Keys are included and for the two grid puzzles answer key is also given in a list form to make checking work fast and easy! Follow Your Dreams Kids - is a matrix grid
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$4.00
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By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Two Logic Puzzles for the price of 1. Colored Eggs Mystery Puzzle is a "Location Logic" puzzle which requires students to use clues to determine the color of each egg. One of the eggs is designed by the student doing the puzzle. :) I have
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
1 rating
3.9
Digital Download PDF (15.47 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Circle Up, Dot Dudes is a set of 4 logic puzzles to color. This is a first in a new series of puzzles called Circle Up! Sale priced at 50% off for the next 48 hours!!!4 puzzles are included and each one increases in difficulty. Two options for
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, GATE
CCSS:
MP3
$3.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (30.30 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
First Thanksgiving Logic Puzzles are word puzzles. My students have nicknamed these "The Harder Than It Looks Puzzle". Do not be fooled by the easy words, the puzzles are challenging and require some perseverance and critical thinking. My son
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Thanksgiving
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Minilessons
$3.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (21.45 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Matrix Grid Logic Puzzle for Earth Day. Students use deductive reasoning and process of elimination to deduce which 5 kids did which 5 things to help save the earth. Each kid in the puzzle did one thing to help save the earth. Includes color copy
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Earth Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Math Centers
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (12.48 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Quadratic Equations Logic Puzzle, Perplexing Parabolas is a matrix grid logic puzzle. A FUN way for a student to determine what they know about a quadratic equation and it's matching parabola. An extension activity is also included, in which
Subjects:
Algebra, Critical Thinking, End of Year
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (14.64 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Fun Logic Puzzle! Students will solve a logic puzzle by coloring the Sharks. If you already purchased Shark Fun Packet, you already own this puzzle! Silly Sharks is a “Color Mystery Puzzle” with 7 sharks. Students will deduce which shark is
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, End of Year
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (14.58 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Critical thinking with numbers! 4 Puzzles with increasing difficulty are included in this Cino de Mayo set. Great for Math Centers, Early Finishers and Collaboration. Can also be used as a stand alone lesson plan. Option to print in color,
Subjects:
Numbers, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, GATE, Computation
$2.50
not yet rated
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By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Hands on Project, Factoring Polynomials! This cool end of unit project on factoring 2nd degree trinomials is fun and hands on! Can be used as an assessment as well. Includes • Photos with step by step instructions for the teacher!
Subjects:
Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Computation
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (25.69 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
These silly, funny puzzles have been called many things over the years. Hink Pinks, Hinky Pinks, Hinky Pinkies and more. Whatever you call them, kids call them fun! Each clue has an answer that rhymes. Some are more difficult than others, that’s
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Halloween
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (23.25 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently teaching HS Mathematics at Alconbury MHS in Alconbury England, UK --- serving those who serve us, our students are dependents of US military. Former: Gifted Ed Director &Teacher at Flowing Wells School District. Have been teaching a variety of content and grade levels since 1990. Author of 3 "Teacher Books" Logical Thinking Skills, Frank Schaffer Publications Logic Across the Curriculum, Frank Schaffer Publications Logic Fun, Instructional Fair

MY TEACHING STYLE

Work Hard, Play Hard! Shout out to Winchester Lambourne & Above The Fold for the great cactus clip art. :) Thanks to Creating 4 The Classroom for the cool arrow on my store board quote box. :)

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Hendricks Elementary School Teacher of the Year 1997 Flowing Wells School District Teacher of the Year 1998 Arizona Ambassador for Excellence Top 5 Teacher of the Year PAEMST( Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science) representing Arizona, 1998

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Leavenworth High School, Leavenworth Kansas, 1980 University of Arizona, 1989

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mom, Wife, Traveler, Wrestling Coach and beginning quilter. :) Shout out to Winchester Lambourne & Above The Fold for the great cactus clip art. :)

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