Math Problems for Children
1st Grade

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Math Problems for Children 1st Grade.

Here you will find our range of First Grade Math Word Problem Worksheets which will help your child apply and practice their Math skills to solve a range of problems.

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1st Grade Math Learning

At First Grade, children love to play and explore Math with fun Math activities and games. Children will enjoy completing these Math games and worksheets whilst learning at the same time.

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During First Grade, your child's understanding of place value and numbers will grow, so that by the end of First Grade, most children should be able to count, read and write numbers up to 100.

They should know their addition and subtraction facts to 12, and be able to add and subtract numbers up to 100. They can solve addition and subtraction problems with numbers up to 20.

They should also know the values of the U.S. coins: penny, nickel, dime, quarter, dollar bill, and be able to count amounts of money up to $1 in cents, and $10 in dollars.

These free printable First Grade Math Sheets will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 1st Grade is equivalent to Year 2.

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1st Grade Math Problems for Children

Here you will find a range of problem solving worksheets.

The sheets involve using a range of math skills and knowledge to solve problems.

Each problem sheet is based around an interesting theme and comes complete with an answer sheet. The sheets are graded so that the easier sheets come first.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their addition and subtraction skills;
  • apply their knowledge of place value;
  • solve a range of problems.
All the free 1st Grade Math sheets in this section support Elementary Math Benchmarks for 1st Grade.

1st Grade Math Word Problems

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Looking for some harder word problems?

If you are looking for some more challenging word problems, then try our 2nd Grade math word problems.

The problems are at a more challenging level and involve larger numbers.

1st Grade Ordering, Addition & Subtraction

Before your child tackles 1st grade word problems, they should be confident with their ordering and their addition and subtraction skills.

The following sheets will support your child in learning to order 2 digit numbers, as well as to add and subtract mentally with small numbers.

First Grade Math Puzzles

Here you will find a range of printable first grade math puzzles for your child to enjoy.

The puzzles will help your child practice and apply their addition and subtraction facts as well as developing their thinking and reasoning skills in a fun and engaging way.

Using these puzzles will help your child to:

  • learn their addition facts to 12+12;
  • develop thinking and reasoning skills;
  • develop perseverance.

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