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Hands On MATH Puzzles – OCTOBER Halloween Themes with Writing Templates

Hands On MATH Puzzles – OCTOBER Halloween Themes with Writing Templates

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Autumn, Back to School, Math

Celebrate October with no-prep, hands-on, differentiated math and writing! This resources is packed with math and writing activities for daily practice of core skills. Practice core addition, subtraction, mixed equations to 10 and 20, doubles and mixed double digits (without regrouping) in each monthly set. There are three kinds of activities included (see below) and differentiated options to meet the needs of all students.

What’s Inside?

4 seasonal self checking math puzzles (each with 6 differentiated versions)

2 seasonal round Color By Numbers for early finishers

5 seasonal journal writing pages

(60+ pages altogether)

More About the Square Math Picture Puzzles

Students create a picture by cutting apart the nine square pieces and glueing them onto the matching answers. They will be able to find their own incorrect answers because the numbers will not match! There are 4 different puzzles, each with 5 differentiated versions. This way, all students can work on the same puzzle and differentiation is discreet. Version for each puzzle: addition to 10, subtraction to 10, mixed to 10, doubles, mixed equations to 20, double digits without regrouping.

More About the Color By Number Pictures

These are unique round pictures are Color By Numbers (addition or subtraction to 10); perfect practice for your early finishers. They make a unique bulletin display, and are also great for quick emergency plans.

More About the 5 Seasonal Writing Templates

There are five seasonal writing templates for every month! These are perfect for your early finishers, or to add to your writing center each week.

NOTE: This resource is part of the FULL YEAR BUNDLE which includes:

  1. September Set – Apples, Sunflowers, Squirrels and Fall Leaves (60+ pages)
  2. October Set – Pumpkins, Black Cats, Costumes and Bats (60+ pages)
  3. November Set – Thanksgiving Turkeys, Scarecrows, Owls + Squirrels (60+ pages)
  4. December Set – Reindeer, Christmas Wreaths, Santa and Gingerbread (60+ pages)
  5. January Set – Snowmen, Winter Fun, Penguins and Polar Bears (60+ pages)
  6. February Set – Valentines hearts, Gnomes, Owls and Love Bugs (60+ pages)
  7. March Set – Leprechauns, Rainbows and Earth Day (60+ pages)
  8. April Set – Bunnies, Chicks, Easter Eggs and Lambs (60+ pages)
  9. May Set – Butterflies, Flowers for Mother’s Day, Frogs and Rainbows (60+ pages)
  10. June Set – Summer Sandcastles, Beach and Ocean (60+ pages)
  11. Free Single Set – Kitten template (12 pages)

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This download includes ten months of resources listed above (approximately 600 pages) including square math puzzles, round color by numbers to ten, and seasonal writing prompts.


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3 reviews
    09 Jul 2023
    Just what I was looking for. Engaging activities. Thank you!
    S L.
    09 Jul 2023
    A fun twist on simple addition practice! :) Kiddos love putting the puzzle pieces together.
    09 Jul 2023
    My students enjoyed these so much!