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Welcome to the Math Salamanders' Math Puzzles printable resource pages.

Here you will find a range of different math puzzle worksheets, math riddles and challenges to help you learn to apply your math facts to solve a range of puzzles and problems.

This page contains links to other Math webpages where you will find a range of activities and resources.

Each webpage has a short description of what the page is about and the math learning it covers.

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Fun Math Puzzles Printable Sheets

Looking for some interesting and fun worksheets to try?

Do you need some math puzzles or math riddles to solve?

Look no further! The pages you need are below!

Using puzzles is a great way to check understanding and challenge learning. The puzzles below will test children's learning in different sorts of context, developing problem solving and thinking skills along the way.

Here is our selection of math puzzles printable sheets from kindergarten to 5th grade.

Using puzzles is a much more fun way of exploring the world of math!

Number & Strategy Puzzles

1st Grade Math Puzzle Worksheets

Here you will find a range of math puzzles aimed at first grade level. Each puzzle sheet has been carefully designed to help children understand some of the basic math concepts at this level.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • Add and subtract with numbers to 12;
  • Develop problem solving skills and reasoning.

All the fun math worksheets in this section support Elementary math benchmarks for first grade.

Second Grade Math Puzzle Worksheets

Here are our second grade math puzzles. Each sheet has been carefully designed to support children of a 2nd grade level understand some of the basic concepts at this level.

Using the sheets will help your child to:

  • Add and subtract with numbers up to 20;
  • Develop problem solving and reasoning skills.

All the math puzzles printable worksheets in this section support Elementary math benchmarks.

3rd Grade Math Puzzle Worksheets

Here are a range of math puzzles for 3rd graders. These sheets have been designed to consolidate, extend and support 3rd grade children in their understanding of addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Using the sheets will help your child to:

  • Add and subtract to 100;
  • Multiply with numbers to 5x5;
  • Develop trial and improvement strategies;
  • Develop problem solving skills.

All the 3rd grade sheets in this section support Elementary math benchmarks.

4th Grade Math Puzzle Sheets

Here is our set of 4th grade math puzzles. Each sheet has been carefully designed to support children of a 4th grade level understand some of the basic concepts, and also to extend and challenge their learning.

Each puzzle sheet comes complete with answers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • learn and practice their addition facts, including adding negative numbers and decimals;
  • practice their subtraction facts;
  • practice and apply multiplication and division facts;
  • develop problem solving skills and reasoning.

Using the puzzles in this section will help your child develop their problem solving and reasoning skills.

5th Grade Math Puzzles

Here you will find our selection of free 5th grade printable math puzzles. Each sheet has been developed to support and extend learning at a 5th grade level.

Concepts covered include adding decimals, negative numbers, multiplication and division facts (including decimals).

Using these sheet will help your child to:

  • learn and practice their addition facts, including decimals;
  • practice their subtraction facts, including decimals;
  • practice and apply multiplication and division facts;
  • develop problem solving skills and reasoning.

All the math puzzles printable sheets in this section support Elementary math benchmarks for 5th grade.

Fun Math Puzzles to solve

It's great when kids have fun and are learning math skills without really thinking about it. These number fill in puzzles are a great way to develop thinking skills and getting kids to check all the possibilities.

Place Value & Rounding Puzzles

The following puzzles involve using place value and rounding skills to find the correct answer from a choice of 6 or 8 possible solutions.

Place Value Puzzles

The following riddles involve using a series of clues to find the correct answer from a selection of 6 or 8 different numbers.

The riddles cover place value up to 10,000 as well as square numbers, palindromes, odd and even numbers and decimals.

Rounding Challenges to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000

Here is our rounding challenges collection which will give your child an opportunity to apply their rounding learning.

The challenges can be tackled individually or with a partner.

Each challenge involves using rounding knowledge and properties of numbers to work out the correct answer.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their knowledge of rounding to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000;
  • develop their problem solving skills;
  • develop their understanding about place value and properties of numbers.

All the rounding challenges support elementary math benchmarks.

Rounding Decimals Challenges to the nearest whole, tenth or 2dp

Here is our rounding decimal challenges collection which will give your child an opportunity to apply their decimal rounding learning.

The challenges can be tackled individually or with a partner.

Each challenge involves using rounding knowledge and properties of numbers to work out the correct answer.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their knowledge of rounding to the nearest whole, tenth, or 2dp;
  • develop their problem solving skills;
  • develop their understanding about place value and properties of numbers.

All the rounding challenges support elementary math benchmarks.

Money Riddles & Challenges

1st Grade Money Riddles

Using puzzles is a great way to get children to learn about money in a fun and interesting way, and apply their counting money knowledge.

Using these 1st Grade money riddles will help your child to develop their money skills and their problem solving skills at the same time.

There are a range of sheets suitable for a range of abilities within 1st grade.

2nd Grade Money Riddles

Using riddles is a great way to get children to learn about money in a fun and interesting way.

Using these money riddles will help your child to develop their money skills and their problem solving skills at the same time.

There are a range of sheets suitable for a range of abilities.

Using the link below will take you to the 2nd-grade-math-salamanders.com site.

2nd Grade Money Challenges

In our Money Challenge section you will find a lot of printable money challenges that you can use with your child.

Once children have mastered the basics of counting money amounts and know their coins, they are ready for a higher level of challenge.

The Money Challenges will help your child consolidate their money learning so far, and extend it further with some open-ended challenges.

Using these math puzzles printable sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their existing skills to solve problems;
  • develop their problem solving and thinking skills.

Using the link below will take you to the 2nd-grade-math-salamanders.com site.

3rd Grade Money Challenges

On this webpage, you will find our 3rd grade Money Challenges.

These math puzzles printable sheets involve solving money problems and are a great way for kids to develop their reasoning skills and practice their counting money at the same time.

Time Riddles

Looking for an extension activity for children who can already tell the time?

Maybe you want an interesting starter activity for your lesson to get the class thinking?

These math puzzles printable time sheets will help to get your child thinking about time and solving problems involving time.

They are good at developing an understanding of the language used in time.

Fraction Riddles

Riddles are a great way to get children to apply their knowledge of fractions.

These riddles are a good way to start off a maths lesson, or also to use as a way of checking your child's understanding about fractions.

All the riddles consist of 3 or 4 clues and a selection of 6 or 8 possible answers. Children have to read the clues and work out which is the correct answer.

The puzzles can also be used as a template for the children to write their own clues for a partner to guess.

Geometry Riddles

Here you will find a range of fun math riddles that will entertain and occupy your child.

Each riddle is a mathematical problem that will hopefully prove both stimulating and interesting. Using riddles is a really good way to explore mathematical ideas and concepts in a fun way!

There are riddle pages available for both numbers and geometry.

Using these riddles will help your child to:

  • develop their understanding of geometry;
  • develop their understanding of language of geometry;
  • solve problems and use their reasoning skills.

All the math puzzles printable worksheets in this section support elementary math benchmarks.

 

 

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