GIVEAWAY!- The second Problem Solving Palooza giveaway will be a free item from my Teachers Pay Teachers store. Check it out- Routty Math Teacher Store.To enter, leave a comment on this post on my Facebook page telling the Routty Math Teacher community about how you used one of the challenges I ... read more

## Problem Solving Palooza- Challenge #6

Magic SquareGrade Level: This activity is suitable for students in grades 2 - 8 Objective: Get the value of each row, column, and diagonal to equal 15Task: Place one of the digits (1-9) in each square until each row, column, and diagonal equals the number 15. Each number is only ... read more

## Problem Solving Palooza- Challenge #5

"Water Jars" from Coolmath.comToday's challenge is another one of my favorite web games. It's called "Water Jars" from www.coolmath.com. See the screenshot below. Grade Level: This website is more suited to the reasoning skills of upper elementary/ middle school ... read more

## Problem Solving Palooza- Challenge #4

Mrs. Claus's CookiesGrade Level: This activity is suitable for students in grades 3 - 6. Objective: Determine the amount of chocolate chip and sugar cookies on the plateTask: Use the information given to determine the number of chocolate chip and sugar cookies on the plate. Task ... read more

## Problem Solving Palooza- Challenge #3

Number Clue PuzzlersGrade Level: This activity is suitable for students in grades 3 - 6. However, second graders should be able to complete the first puzzler. Objective: Determine the mystery numberTask: Write down the numbers 0-9. Read each clue. Use the clues to eliminate ... read more