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PUZZLES TO TEST MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

AGE 5-7: Number lines. Make each line add up to 16. Make each line add up to 20. Make up your own puzzle like this. Ask your friend to do it.

AGE 8-10: Three wise owls

Three owls catch some worms.

The first and second catch 6 worms altogether.

The second and third ctch 9 worms altogether.

The first and third catch 11 worms altogether.

How many worms does each owl catch?

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NUMBER LINES: Diagram not available on database

THREE WISE OWLS: The first owl catches 4 worms

The second owl catches 2 worms

The third owl catches 3 worms

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