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By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Football! Looking for a way to bring football into your classroom and still involve critical thinking fun? These challenging logic puzzles are made for YOU! This NO prep four pack is an enriching supplement to your critical reading lessons. Set
Subjects:
Physical Education, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (13.01 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Your unit on Ancient Greece will include more critical thinking fun with these challenging logic puzzles! This NO prep four pack is an enriching supplement to your own lessons on Ancient Greece. Set includes four critical thinking activities. One
Subjects:
Ancient History, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (16.09 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Need something fun for Halloween? Your students will love these challenging logic puzzles! Your students will be thinking and laughing as they solve these brain busters! Perfect for early finishers, challenge board, after testing, and more!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Halloween
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE, Printables
$3.75
1
Digital Download PDF (17.03 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Product DescriptionNeed some fun activities for Hanukkah? Engage your antsy students with these unique brain teasers great for centers and also early finishers. Encourage students to challenge their own critical thinking skills with this 4 pack of
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, GATE, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.5
$3.75
Digital Download PDF (8.90 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Need some fun activities for your ant unit? This set of 5 logic puzzles are what you need! Engage your students with these unique brain teasers great for centers and rainy day activities. Encourage students challenge their own critical thinking
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, GATE, Printables
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (8.63 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Rodeo! Safari! Pirates! What ever your theme day is, this fun mini bundle has you covered! These engaging logic puzzles are the perfect addition to your theme week! This puzzle pack includes Matrix Grid puzzles, some of which are personalized
Subjects:
Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
GATE, Printables
$15.50
$11.00
Bundle
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Rodeo Time! Rodeo week will be extra fun with this activity pack of 4 brain busters! Engage your students with these unique brain teasers great for centers and rainy day activities. Encourage students challenge their own critical thinking skills
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
3
Digital Download PDF (14.08 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Happy New Year! A fun way to engage your students as we head back to school is to involve them in critical thinking. These unique brain teasers great for centers and rainy day activities. Encourage students to challenge their own critical
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, The New Year
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$3.50
1
Digital Download PDF (9.26 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Planning a Safari or Zoo Themed Week? You need this activity pack of 5 fun and hands on puzzles. Engage your students with these unique brain teasers great for centers and rainy day activities. Encourage students challenge their own critical
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
6
Digital Download PDF (7.99 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
These engaging logic puzzles are the perfect addition to your Pirate day! If your class is reading Treasure Island, you really need these brain busters to complete your unit.Includes 9 logic puzzle, 3 of which are math based. Prickly Pear Puzzles!
Subjects:
Math, Critical Thinking, Numbers
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
GATE, Printables
$7.00
$5.00
2
Bundle
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Pirate Themed Math Puzzles! Need some content related Pirate Fun? This is it! Grades 3-5. This fun, challenging 3 pack of puzzles has three different logic puzzles. These NO PREP themed puzzles challenge students to engage in a variety of skills
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, GATE
CCSS:
5.NF.B.7b, MP4
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (13.92 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
What is a fun way to review the discriminant in Algebra 1? The Discriminant is a big idea! It's so important for students to have a good conceptual understanding as well as strong calculations skills. This engaging GoogleSheets TM product Mystery
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Internet Activities
$3.50
1
Digital Download PDF (5.45 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
This is engaging, critical thinking fun will have your students begging for more! This NO prep puzzle three pack has two matrix grid puzzles and one location logic challenge. Problem Solving fun for early finishers, after testing, and more!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Valentine's Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
CCSS:
MP2
$3.25
Digital Download PDF (12.10 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Just in time for Valentines Day! Your students will love thinking critically with these challenging logic puzzles! This NO prep four pack includes unique critical thinking puzzles. Your junior high students will love these brain busters, and beg
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Valentine's Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (14.28 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
FUN Logic Puzzles for the big holidays of the year. Buy the bundle and save BIG! Make your classroom more fun as you entice your students to engage in critical thinking and perseverance with the brain busting challenges. 4 Valentine Puzzles have
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$24.25
$16.00
1
Bundle
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Just in time for Christmas! I know, I know....but better late than never, right? Your students will love thinking critically with these challenging logic puzzles! This NO prep four pack includes unique critical thinking brain busters. Your
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.00
3
Digital Download PDF (8.69 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
Just in time for the New Year! Your students will love thinking critically with these challenging logic puzzles! This NO prep three pack includes unique critical thinking puzzles. Your students will love these brain busters, and beg for more!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
$3.50
2
Digital Download PDF (13.35 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! This engaging set is Christmas Themed. Perfect brain buster for restless learners
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Games, Task Cards
$4.00
1
Digital Download PDF (19.66 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
This is engaging, critical thinking fun will have your students begging for more! This NO prep puzzle three pack has two matrix grid puzzles and one location logic challenge. Problem Solving fun for early finishers, after testing, and more!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Thanksgiving
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE
CCSS:
MP2
$3.25
1
Digital Download PDF (11.69 MB)
By Prickly Pear Puzzles
This 6 pack of Turkey Trouble is perfect for your Fall classroom centers and early finishers. It is also a great addition to your Thanksgiving Week activities. Critical thinking has never been so fun. Your students will love the engaging
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Autumn
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, GATE
$4.50
5
Digital Download PDF (15.54 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently teaching HS Intro to Physics in Tucson Arizona. I have taught in Algebra I and II and also gifted education in Italy, Germany and England for the past 22 years. Have been teaching a variety of content and grade levels since 1990. Still love the classroom!!! 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! Find The Joy! 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, and beginning quilter. :)

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