A set of 7 polygon puzzles to practice solving multiplication number sentences.
Use this resource when learning to multiply.
How to set up this resource:
- Print out 7 of the polygon puzzle mats on cardstock for added durability.
- Print out each puzzle on cardstock and cut out the pieces. Store each puzzle separately with one of the polygon puzzle mats in a resealable bag to be used again and again.
- TIP: Draw the same shape on the back of each puzzle piece in a set so that you know those pieces belong together.
Students are to put the puzzle back together by connecting the product with the corresponding number sentence. The puzzles start out with basic multiplication facts and move up in complexity. The hardest puzzle includes 2-digit times 2-digit.
A full set of instructions is included in the download.
These puzzles are great to use as math center activities.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (e.g., 9 × 80, 5 × 60) using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all pr...
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangul...
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Addition by Kristian Oct 23rd, 2018
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