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You spoke, we listened! You told us the end of the school year can get a bit crazy. We heard you! We wanted to help. So this year, you can have the Summer Solutions books shipped directly to students’ homes. Check out our new option! You Choose – Everyone’s a Winner! Contact:Judy at 1-877-382-7537 or […]

Math Trick

Math Trick

This math trick can have different levels of meaning for kids in grades 4–8 and is fun for kids of all ages. Click the Print Friendly icon below to view the instructions. Simple Solutions Math Worksheet Generator The Worksheet Generator allows you to create and print customized worksheets for review, practice, and/or assessment. With thousands […]

An Ant’s Eye View

Ant Problem Solving Problem solving from an ant’s perspective! A large ant has just invaded your picnic. The ant is .5 inches tall. Measure picnic items such as a can of soda, a blade of grass, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, an apple, or other objects that might be found at a picnic. Use […]

Magic Square

Magic squares have been around for thousands of years.  Share this fun and ancient problem solving activity with your kids.  For more math fun, check out our Mathematics line! Select a link below for a printer friendly version. June 2012 Magic Square Worksheet June 2012 Magic Square Solution Simple Solutions Common Core Math Worksheet Generator […]

Garage Sale Summer Math

You have only a limited amount of money to spend at a garage sale. What combinations of goods can you buy without going over your limit? The file below contains the story problem worksheets. For more help with problem solving, check out our Problem Solving series. Click Here to Get the Garage Sale Math File! Simple […]

Color-by-Number Math Page

The Simple Solutions workbook is an integral part of the Simple Solutions Approach. Its daily distributed practice results in long-term retention. Students increased academic achievement.  Choose from the Common Core Math series or the Original Math series. For on-the-go learning check out Smart-EZE!  Smart-EZE apps are designed for review of Math, English Grammar, and Reading Comprehension materials […]

Problem Solving

Summer Solutions Problem Solving provides a way to bridge the summer learning gap while developing fluency with a range of problem-solving strategies. The strategies covered include Make an Organized List, Guess and Check, Solve a Simpler Equation, Design a Table or Chart, Work Backward, Write an Equation, Find a Pattern, Make a Model, Act It […]

Brainteaser: Cube Riddle

Brainteasers can be a great activity to use in the classrooms, especially as a filler activity when you only have a few minutes to spare.  The puzzles below are a good warm up for a math class.  These activities can also be used as enrichment for students who have completed their work and are waiting for […]

Summer Jobs Brainteaser

Try this!  Five teenagers just got summer jobs at Funland Amusement.  Use the facts listed below to determine which teen has been assigned to each job. For help with using deductive reasoning to solve logic problems, click this link: Summer Study Skill’s Help Page       Nigel is an only child.       Louisa is a ticket taker. […]