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• An 8 page pumpkin shape book of math word problems related to October and Halloween.
• "There are three rows of pencils. Each row has four pencils. How many colored pencils does Yoko have?" Five school-themed multiplication problems.
• "Smith & Smith Ghost Eradication Services is a company that removes ghosts from haunted houses. If each haunted house has an average of three ghosts, how many ghosts can be removed in a month?" Five Halloween themed multiplication word problems.

• "Mike and his brother Pat are selling pumpkins they grew. If Mike sells nine and Pat sells seven, how many do they sell in all?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.
• "Ed and his sister are helping cook Thanksgiving dinner. They decide to have a potato-peeling contest. Ed peels twenty-two. His sister peels six more than that. How many did she peel?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.
• "Ms. Lawson hid 365 eggs in her yard for an egg hunt. The children found 329 eggs. How many eggs did they NOT find?"
• A set of problem solving cards with 6 different scenarios. Some of them are brain teasers, and you may need to think in different ways to solve the problem.

• 21 pages of word problems; six problems per page. Pages are lettered. Some sets of questions contain a "brain teaser".
• "The duckling lived in a farm with 45 animals. There were 10 pigs, 12 goats, 5 dogs, 2 horses and the rest were sheep." Choose the equation that best expresses the word problem.
• Create a story problem for this answer: Jacob had four caramel apples left over. Six word problems.
• Writing addition and subtraction word problems as numerical equations.
• A five page pumpkin shaped booklet with a story problem on each page.

• Three colorful math posters explain the rules for regrouping ("carrying") in addition.
• "Four witches meet at Halloween. Each one brings four black cats with her. How many black cats are at the meeting?"
• Three colorful math posters explain the rules for regrouping ("borrowing") in addition.
• The imaginative setting of a pizza parlor is used to help with fractions. If each person wants three slices, and everyone wants extra cheese, but only two people want mushrooms....
• "Bud is helping his mother bake an apple pie for Thanksgiving dinner. He peels the apples. It takes him two minutes to peel an apple. How long does it take him to peel seven apples?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.
• Michael had nineteen balloons. Eight of them were red, four were blue, two were yellow, and the rest were green. How many were green? Six word problems.
• Practice math skills using a restaurant menu.
• Four addition word problems with a Valentine's Day theme.
• "Mary did six exercises and studied three pages a day. By the end of one week, how many exercises had she done, and how many pages had she studied?" One page of word problems, with addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
• "On her tenth birthday, Ashleigh received \$20 from her Aunt Liz..." Several pages of word problems about money using everyday examples that students can easily understand.
• "Cathy bought a bottle of glue and a box of crayons. How much did she spend?" Use the price list to solve these simple addition problems.
• Six pages of Valentine's Day illustrations with math facts to solve and color by number. Two pages each of addition facts and subtraction facts. One page each of double facts and double plus one facts. All numbers are under 20.