Use a multitude of math skills to solve problems, puzzles, and logic riddles. The problem-solving strategies addressed in this book include drawing a picture, looking for a pattern, guessing and checking, acting it out, making a table or a list, and working backwards.
Each strategy is presented in a separate chapter and includes a description and practice activities specifically designed to address it. One chapter includes mixed practice so kids can choose the strategies they feel would solve the problem most efficiently. Using interesting and engaging challenges and puzzles encourages your kids to become mathematical thinkers and expert problem solvers.