# Problem solving activities

Work Backwards - Different Activities, Strategies, and Resources to Help Students Become Masters at Problem-Solving in Math

10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving -- Speech paths are seemingly always on the hunt for materials to address problem solving - did you ever consider videos? I found 10 wordless videos that are fun and make kids think about how to fix the main c

### Lilliput Station: Geometry Puzzle {free printable} How many squares? The process of solving is what's most important. nice activity to build cooperative learning and problem solving

How to use task cards to teach social problem solving skills

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Toothpick Puzzles - answer is on the site

Social skills problem solving task cards for small groups, resource, morning meeting, and more.

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### Here's a packet with a series of task cards on the "Working Backwards" strategy. Just the sort of thing I have been needing!

### Problem solving worksheets, adults and teens, Problem solving activity, a question checklist to investigate problems

Matchstick Puzzles – Challenge your children with this great maths extension or problem solving activity where children must move the required amount of matchsticks to make the equation correct. My children could not get enough of this activity! Happy teaching! - https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Match-Stick-Maths-Problem-Solving-Task-Cards-Grade-5-and-6-Extension-Activity-2615829

### I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions

Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? These are great read alouds that are perfect to facilitate discussions of perseverance, growth vs fixed mindset, and problem solving.

### Who can make the longest chain out of one piece of construction paper? Good for problem solving skills. You could also practice measurement by measuring each of the chains.

### Give students a Top Secret envelope filled with problem/solution case files. If they solve the problems, they become members of The Problem Detectives Club! This can be easily adapted to first weeks of fifth grade too!

These fun open ended mathematics task cards help students develop flexible problem solving skills. I love the vast number of entry and exit points! Students can incorporate different operations.