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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.

There are links to a wide range of puzzles including: number fill-in puzzles, number search puzzles, magic square puzzles, money and time puzzles.

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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.

Our riddles are a particular variety of puzzle where a set of possible answers is given, and clues are worked through which eventually lead to one of the possible answers being correct.

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

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Here are our selection of number-focused puzzles for 1st grade and up.

The puzzles involve mainly addition and subtraction, but also multiplying and dividing numbers at higher grades.

They are great at getting students to apply their number skills to solve problems, and also to develop problem solving and reasoning skills at the same time.

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.

We have a range of magic square puzzles for kids to solve, suitable from 1st grade and upwards.

Most of the sheets involve finding the missing numbers to create a magic square.

Our magic square sheets include:

- Addition and subtraction of integers;
- Addition and subtraction of fractions;
- Using negative numbers;
- Using decimals.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

We have started to create quite a few seasonal worksheets for events like Christmas, Easter and Halloween.

The links below will take you to our seasonal puzzle pages.

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The Math Salamanders hope you enjoy using these free printable Math worksheets and all our other Math games and resources.

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