Are you excited to embark on an extraordinary mathematical adventure? The Cross Number Puzzle Challenge is here to take you on a journey where numbers take centre stage! Say farewell to traditional crossword puzzles filled with letters, and welcome a world where numerical prowess reigns supreme.

In this unique activity, your goal is to look within the grid for numbers that satisfy mathematical equations, similar to solving clues in a crossword puzzle. Each row and column contains equations waiting to be solved, and it's up to you to crack the code!

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Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 7 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing pencils.

This printable activity is designed to stimulate your students' creativity. It resembles a crossword puzzle and involves the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to form a target number (8). The students will need to identify different number combinations within a grid table, which is similar to a cross-number puzzle.

It will help your child or student:

  • Math Skill Development: Participating in this activity can improve fundamental math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. As players try to solve equations and fill in the grid with corresponding numbers, their mathematical abilities receive a significant boost.
  • Increased Confidence: Completing the Number Cross Math Challenge boosts children's confidence in math, fostering a positive attitude towards the subject.
  • Educational Reinforcement: The activity provides a fun and hands-on way to reinforce mathematical concepts taught in the classroom, offering additional practice and consolidation of learning.

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable activity pack consists of 2 creative printable worksheets. Here's what it consists of:

  • 1 Cross Number Puzzle Sheet
  • 1 Cross Number Puzzle Template Sheet

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