Sunday, July 9, 2023

Five Powerful Ideas for Using Riddles in Your Math Teaching!

Hey, second grade teachers! I have news that some of you have been waiting for a long, long time! Read on to find out more!

If you want to keep your students challenged and enjoying fun with math all year, math riddle cards are the answer! 

Here are five powerful ideas for using math riddles to bring new energy to your teaching!

Start a math lesson by solving a riddle together. It will focus your students' attention, plus give you many opportunities to focus on concepts and vocabulary.

* Riddles are an awesome way to squeeze in some fun and engaging spiral review of math vocabulary on a regular basis.

* If you ever have a spare moment to fill, keep math riddles on hand as a sponge activity to refocus your students' attention in a meaningful way.

* Once you've practiced solving a few riddles, try writing riddles together. Writing about math is a great way to develop deeper understanding of vocabulary and concepts.

*  Looking for a way to keep your early finishers happily engaged in a math activity that's a fun and effective way to build mental math skills? Math riddles are your answer!

What makes math riddle cards so special?

Math riddle cards will keep your students actively using both math skills and critical thinking!

You can find math riddle activities in my store for kindergartenfirst grade, third grade, and fourth grade.

Would you like to try some riddles for addition and subtraction through 20? This set is featured in the Dollar Deal Category in my store! This is a great no-risk way to give these riddles a try in your class! Click here or on the picture to see them!


Now, the news for second grade teachers!
The second grade riddles are finally here!

If you already have the sets previously known as "Grades 1 and 2", you know that many second grade skills were included, and it's definitely a good set for skills review at the beginning of second grade.

Here are some of the skills you'll find in the new second grade set:

* Add and subtract within 100 with regrouping

* Doubles facts within 20

* Beginning arrays

* Skip counting by 5, 10, and 100, within 1,000.

* Add up to 4 two-digit numbers

I hope you'll stop by to check them out!

Happy Teaching!

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