Teaching Resource

Open-ended Maths Problem Solving Cards - Lower Primary

 Download
  22
  27
$3.99 or Free on Plus | 20 pages (PDF)|Grades: F - 2

A set of 20 open-ended problem solving cards covering a range of mathematical concepts.

These open-ended problem solving cards will promote deep, thoughtful and creative responses from your students. More than one answer is acceptable; exploring possibilities is encouraged. The problems cover a range of mathematical concepts, such as number, space, measurement, chance and data.

Use these problem solving cards at the beginning of your lesson, as a group activity or as an enrichment task for early finishers.

Teach Starter Publishing
Published by Teach Starter Publishing
We create premium quality, downloadable teaching resources for primary/elementary school teachers that make classrooms buzz!

Comments & Reviews

Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

Log in or sign up to join the conversation.

These are great, thanks. Many ‘problems’ people create are not true tasks that require the thinking I want from my students. With these, they must explain and justify their thinking. That is what I was seeking. I have created open ended questions of my own too, but at this price, it was great value to me as you have saved me time!

Lin Smith · Jul 20th, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this lovely feedback with us, Lin. And yes, it’s so important for our students to learn how to justify and explain their thought processes when solving open-ended questions such as these. I’m so pleased that we saved you some time, also! Have a wonderful day.

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Jul 21st, 2020

Hi there
This set of open ended math tasks were great for my Grade 1/2 class. They loved them and eagerly finished one to begin another. hHghly recommend.

Tania

Tania Blak · Oct 16th, 2017

Hi Tania,
Thank you for your positive feedback.
It is great to hear that your students are loving the open-ended tasks, feel free to share some examples of their work!
Kind regards,
Victoria.

Victoria (Teach Starter) · Oct 16th, 2017

Request a change

Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team makes every effort to complete change requests, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!


Report an Error

You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!

If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...

Help

Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

  1. Check that you are logged in to your account
  2. Check that you have a paid subscription
  3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

Contact us

More time-saving Homework Basket Activities resources!

Show more Homework Basket Activities resources