Why did the queen say the pie was for the birds? Who do ducks see when they are sick? Kids will be eager to complete these math practice pages and solve the silly riddles! Perfect as independent work, at centers, as day starters or homework!
To solve the puzzles:
Read the riddle with students. Point out the letter below each answer"s write-on line. Explain that the answers have the letters students will use to solve the riddle. After they complete the math, direct them to the bottom of the page. Have them read the number under the solution"s first write-on line, then find that number in their math answers. Instruct them to write the letter that goes with that number answer on the line. When all of the letters have been filled in, invite students to reread the riddle and the solution. Discuss the word play used in the riddles, which rely mostly on multiple meanings and puns.
An answer page is provided.