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Camp Theme Mini-Treasure Hunt (Free Printable)

This week we have a camping themed printable mini-treasure hunt for your kids! The joy of summer camping inspired us to create this mini-treasure hunt for our kids to solve.  If you are stuck at home and unable to go on a camping trip, this game will bring the joy of camping to your home.  This puzzle game is very low prep and easy for parents to set up. Hopefully, it will take your little brainiac a little while to complete so you can enjoy a quiet cup of coffee. This is a treasure hunt, so be prepared to hide a little treasure or prize in a PILLOWCASE.  DOWNLOAD THE FREE PRINTABLE CAMPING MINI-TREASURE HUNT Check out this Mini-Treasure Hunt This printable mini-treasure hunt is...

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Mini-Treasure Hunt Secret Message Puzzle (free printable)

This week we have a mini-treasure hunt for your little learner!  This is a mini-treasure hunt because the final answer tells kids to look in a "drawer." So be prepared to hide a little treasure or prize inside a drawer. Grab this and other mini-printable Treasure Hunts by signing up below.     During this printable activity, kids do three different tasks: First, kids decode a secret message (which is a scrambled-up sentence). Second, kids unscramble the sentence and write it in the correct order. Third, kids use the letters with the numbers to find the final message: "drawer." Finally, kids search inside drawers for their prize. Download the Secret Message Puzzle Just download and print this activity and give it...

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Story Math Bundle

We recently put together a bundle of Addition and Subtraction Story Math Problems (with number options for Kindergarten - 2nd grade). It is in Google Slides and it's editable (pick your own numbers or add your child's name). What is Story Math? Story Math makes math meaningful. It puts math in a familiar context that children can naturally figure out. Instead of having your child practice math by doing a worksheet with a bunch of addition and subtraction math problems (that have no real-world context), we use Story Math to bring mathematical problems to life!  Story Math takes math problems (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) and puts them into the context of a story. Through the story, children are able to use their knowledge to figure...

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Pirate Treasure Hunt for kids ages 5-9

Okay, our latest treasure hunt is totally awesome! It is more of a hybrid between a treasure hunt and an escape room game. More than just riddles, this pirate treasure hunt requires kids to solve 5 puzzles (4 clues and a final decoder). If your kiddo loves treasure hunts, you should check out how we set up some of our other treasure hunt games like the Lucky Shamrock Treasure hunt and the Egg Hunt Treasure Hunt. Send your kids on a true pirate adventure with this puzzle-solving treasure hunt. Click here to buy the printable treasure hunt. Kids figure out rhyming riddles, collect "gold coins," and solve a series of puzzle tasks that take them to various places around the house. Some of the puzzles...

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Spring Secret Message Math (3 Levels)

Today we have a Secret Message Math activity for your smarty to decode. During this printable activity, kids solve a series of math tasks to decode a secret message (that is actually the answer to a silly spring joke). It's corny, but fun. We also wanted to include more kids in the learning fun, so we made this math activity for kids in three different learning levels.    So choose the best level for your kiddo, print, and solve. Hopefully, it will buy you some time (to shower, enjoy coffee, or have a quiet Zoom meeting)! Click Here to access the Free Printable Math Activity. Tips for the Secret Message Math Puzzle  This secret message math puzzle covers a wide range of math...

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