This set of 70 engaging, open-ended math enrichment challenges for gifted students and fast finishers will boost problem solving, spatial reasoning, sequencing skills, and more!
All activities are low (or no!) prep, saving you tons of time and money. No more looking for generic puzzles…. or printing extra worksheets you already used.
The challenges can be reused and customized to fit your classroom needs for gifted students and early finishers. Activities come with multiple variations and TEMPLATES so you can customize the challenges to your classroom!
These activities are designed with 4th-5th graders in mind who are ADVANCED and need more of a challenge in math.
The activities focus on 6 mathematical thinking domains:
NUMERACY & OPERATIONS
- Mental Math Puzzles
- “How Many Ways Can You Make” Various Numbers
- Hieroglyphs/Create New Numbers
MEASUREMENT + DATA
- Measure to Scale Challenges
- Glyph & Data Collection Challenge
- “Data Interpreter” = use graphs & prompts to interpret data
SPATIAL REASONING + PATTERNING
- Tangram Puzzles – Shapes Shown
- Tangram Puzzles – Shapes Hidden
- Discover the Pattern in Numbers
- Shape Building with Toothpicks
- Draw Pictures with Certain Shapes
MONEY + TIME
- Trip Planning Project-Based Learning Challenge
- Create New Clocks
- Create New Currency
- Create Games
- Design New Machines/Inventions
- Sudoku Puzzles
Working with distance learning needs? You get a PDF version of all activities, PLUS Google Slides™ for all activities!
Looking for a year-long resource? This is it! With 70 different challenges PLUS templates, you’ve got enough to last all year long!
This pack is perfect for:
- Resource teachers
- Gifted / GATE teachers
- Classroom teachers with early finishers / students who need a challenge
This pack is meant primarily for 4th-5th grade students who are and in need of a challenge. Please view the thumbnails before purchase to ensure that this product will be appropriate for your students
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