Help ring in the new year of 2024 with these new years math activities and puzzles for the classroom. Help your students ease back into the school year after winter break with this collection of New Year’s math activities. I have created these puzzles and activities to use with high school math students, but most …

# Puzzles

The 2024 Pentomino Puzzle puts a fun twist on a classic pentominoes puzzle by having holes in some of the pieces. Can you build a 5×6 rectangle using pentominoes pieces so that the year 2024 is still visible? I promise I wasn’t planning on making another 2024-themed puzzle to help celebrate New Years in math …

Celebrate the new year with a fun 2024 puzzle! Can you arrange the strips in the provided grid to form the digits in 2024? This puzzle is available in two levels and is sure to provide a fun challenge for students and adults alike! After the 2023 Puzzle was downloaded over 5000 times (it was …

This collection of order of operations puzzles will give your students plenty of puzzling fun while applying the order of operations to a large number of numerical expressions. Each order of operations puzzle is available to download as a free PDF so you can easily implement the puzzle in your upper elementary, middle school, or …

The 2024 math challenge is a simple to explain puzzle that will keep you captivated for hours. Using the digits in the current year exactly one time each, can you write a mathematical expression for each digit between 1 and 100? You may use any mathematical symbol or operation of your choosing. What is the …

Put your math skills to the test with this Christmas number challenge involving the digits in 12-25. Can you use the digits 1, 2, 2, and 5 to create expressions equivalent to each number between 1 and 25? I was inspired by the great success of the 3-1-4 Pi Day Number Challenge, and I wanted …

In this winter holiday-themed word puzzle, you must carefully arrange the letter trio cards to spell a variety of Christmas related words. Can you solve this Christmas challenge from Erich Friedman? Puzzle Instructions Combine the letter trios to spell out some words associated with Christmas. Each trio of letters will be used exactly once. For …

In this fun Thanksgiving word puzzle, you must carefully arrange the letter trio cards to spell a variety of Thanksgiving related words. Will you and your students be up to this Thanksgiving challenge?

This collection of Thanksgiving math activities for the middle school or high school classroom will give your students the opportunity to feast on the joy of math this Thanksgiving season. Check out this cornucopia of engaging Thanksgiving math activities that will keep students engaged and captivated. Thanksgiving Themed Math Lessons Here are a collection of …

Bring some spooky fun to your classroom or party with this fun Halloween triples word puzzle. Can you reassemble the trios of letters to form words related to Halloween? Puzzle Instructions Combine the letter trios to spell out some words associated with Halloween. Each trio of letters will be used exactly once. For example, COB …