4th Grade

Welcome to our Free Math Puzzles for 4th graders.

Here you will find our range of 4th Grade Math Brain Teasers and Puzzles
which will help your child apply and practice their Math skills to solve a range of challenges and number problems.

Using puzzles is a great way to learn Math facts and develop
mental calculation and thinking skills in a fun and easy way.

Most children are much more engaged and motivated solving puzzles
than working out pages of traditional math facts.

Using these math puzzles below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills
as well as their strategic thinking and reasoning.

There are different versions of each puzzle from 1st to 5th grade,
so it is easy to find an easier or harder version of the same puzzle.

Each puzzle comes complete with answers.

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Here you will find a range of challenges and puzzles to develop your child's math skills and number facts in a fun way.

These puzzles have been designed to support the 4th grade skills of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

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

Salamander Line-Up

Salamander Line-up involves placing salamanders on a square grid so that no salamander is in the same row or column as another salamander.

It is a good puzzle for developing logical and reasoning skills.

Captain's Square puzzle involves being given the totals of rows and columns made up of different salamanders, and having to work out the value of each individiual salamander.

It is a good pre-algebra activity where children need to use their reasoning skills to find the value of each salamander.

Newton's crosses puzzle is a challenge which involves placing numbers in the correct place to get the same total in each row and column in the cross.

It is a good activity for practicing addition involving adding multiples of 5 and 10.

Quadra's Square Puzzle is a puzzle which involves placing digits in the correct places so that each row and column adds up to the same number.

It is a good activity to use for practicing adding decimals to 1dp, and also to develop perseverance and reasoning.

Quadra's Square Puzzle is a puzzle which involves placing numbers in the correct places so that each hexagon is the sum of the two circles that join it.

Our 4th grade version concentrates on adding decimals.

Magic Square Puzzle is a puzzle which involves placing digits in the correct places so that each row, column and diagonal adds up to the same number.

It is a good activity to use for practicing adding - on this sheet you can practice adding multiples of 10 and also fractions involving halves.

Newton's Missing Product Puzzle is all about multiplying 2- and 3- digit numbers by a single digit.

It is a good activity to use for practicing formal multiplication as well as using logic and knowledge of times tables to work out which possibilities will not work.

This puzzles are trickier than they seem!

Sally's hexagon number puzzle is a challenge which involve accurate adding of two numbers together, using a range of different numbers.

Each number in the hexagon pyramid is made by adding up the 2 numbers below it.

The Arithmogon triangle puzzle is a math puzzle to help develop adding and subtracting numbers and is also useful for developing logical thinking and pre-algebra skills at a higher level.

The numbers in the two circles are added together to give the number in the linking rectangle.

Puzzle 4b is a harder puzzle for more able mathematicians.

Newton's number track puzzle is a free math puzzle to help develop adding and subtracting of small numbers and decimals.

The number track is also a great way of using algebra to model what is happening with the numbers on the track.

Each number in the number track is made by adding the 2 previous numbers together.

Quadra's operation puzzle involves choosing the correct operations to make the math fact correct.

It is a good activity for developing adding, subtracting, multiplication and division skills, and getting children to experiment with numbers and develop a number sense.

This adding puzzle involves using addition (and also subtraction facts) to work out the missing numbers on the trees.

The aim of this grid puzzle is for you to find a path through the grid with a total of 100. Choose your path carefully!

The maze involves adding a series of 6 to 7 numbers (with values up to 26) together to try to get a total of 100.

The aim of this puzzle is for you to finish the maze with a total of 64. Choose your path carefully!

The maze involves adding, subtracting, multiplying and division.

These puzzles are designed to test your thinking skills, as well as you addition and subtraction!

There are a set of 3 puzzles, of varying difficulty, with the easiest one coming first.

On some puzzles, the two numbers are given, and the total and difference need to be calculated.

On the harder puzzles, only one of the numbers and the total is given, and the other number and difference need to be calculated.

The hardest puzzles involve working out the two numbers, given only their total and difference.

These puzzles are designed to test your thinking skills, as well as you addition and multiplication!

There are a set of 3 puzzles, of varying difficulty, with the easiest one coming first.

On some puzzles, the two numbers are given, and the total and product need to be calculated.

On the harder puzzles, only one of the numbers and the total (or product) is given, and the other number and product (or total) need to be calculated.

The hardest puzzles involve working out the two numbers, given only their total and product.

If these free Math Puzzles are not at the right level for you, try some of our easier 3rd grade math puzzles.

If these free Math Puzzles are not at the right level for you, try some of our harder 5th grade math puzzles.

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.

Number Search Puzzles are a great way to get children looking for numbers and developing number recognition skills.

They are also a good resource for developing short term number memory skills, and can be a good way to take the fear out of large numbers.

We have a range of different number search puzzles - from easier puzzles to trickier ones to work out.

With the easier puzzles, the numbers only go horizontally (left to right) or vertically downwards.

The numbers get progressively larger on the trickier puzzles, and the grids get larger.

Using games is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

The following games involve different 4th Grade Math activities which your child will enjoy playing.

Games include using negative numbers, decimal addition and subtraction, rounding, multiplying by 10s.

Here is our set of 4th grade math word problems to help your child with their problem solving skills.

Each problem sheet comes complete with answers, and is available in both standard and metric units where applicable.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- apply their addition, subtraction and problem solving skills;
- apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
- solve a range of 'real life' problems;
- attempt more challenging longer problems.

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

Here is our collection of free math riddles from 1st grade to 5th grade.

You will find a range of number riddles which will help your child to develop their place value skills, as well as developing their problem solving and reasoning.

The riddles are also useful for developing understanding of mathematical language.

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