Math Critical Thinking, Gr. 5 - 8
Creative Puzzles to Challenge the Brain
These resources include fun, creative puzzles to help students develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The activities cover convergent and divergent thinking, brainstorming, flexibility, originality, forecasting, synthesizing, and more! These brainteasers are ideal for "problem of the day," extra credit, homework assignments, or center activities.
Inside the pages of this book are fun, creative puzzles to enrich and supplement your math program. The activities give students the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills and include the following:
These brain teaser puzzles are ideal for "problem of the day," extra credit, homework assignments, or math center activities. Use them with individual students, with small groups, or for whole-class instruction.
- convergent and divergent thinking
- categorizing and classifying
- visual memory
- vocabulary development