Critical Thinking Activities
Critical thinking ideas, activities, and printable resources for the elementary classroom. Logic puzzles, brain teasers, problem solving, and more!
Have you tried Math Logic Puzzles with your students? We love working on them in 1st grade. Check out this blog post that tells five reasons I like to introduce logic puzzles to my young students, shows how to solve one, and grab a few free logic puzzles to try!!
These fun grid-style logic puzzles are a great way to introduce the concept to young students. Ten fun puzzles with a Valentine's Day theme. Great for morning work, Valentine's Day parties, math stations, and more. Perfect for 1st grade, but may be used for 2nd grade, too!
These grid style logic puzzles for kids are the perfect brain teasers to get them thinking! Math logic puzzles are great for math stations, enrichment activities, early finishers, morning work, and more! Logic puzzles are a fun and engaging way to practice critical thinking and problem solving skills. No prep for teachers and answer keys included!
This free brain teaser logic puzzle is a great introduction for young students. We love logic puzzles in 1st grade! This free logic puzzle is perfect for math stations, math warmup, early finishers, and more! An excellent way to practice critical thinking and problem solving skills!
These Logic puzzles are great introduction and practice for problem solving and critical thinking skills for young learners! These grid puzzles have a fun Halloween theme that make them perfect for Halloween math stations, party days, sub days, October morning work, and more!
These grid style logic puzzles are the perfect introduction for 1st grade and 2nd grade students. Work on problem solving and critical thinking skills in a fun and engaging way! Logic puzzles are a great activity for math stations, early finishers, morning work, and more.
Are you looking for a fun and challenging summer activity for your young students or your own children? These grid logic puzzles are the perfect brain teasers to introduce critical thinking and problem solving skills to first grade or second grade students. Great for math stations, morning work, summer school, summer packets, enrichment, and more!
Are you looking for a fun, yet challenging, summer activity for your young students or children? These grid logic puzzles are the perfect introduction to critical thinking and problem solving skills for first grade or second grade students. Great for math stations, morning work, summer school, summer packets, enrichment, and more!
Have you used logic puzzles in your classroom? I love logic puzzles!! Read 5 reasons to try logic puzzles in your classroom, I'll walk you through a logic puzzle, and I have FREE logic puzzles for you to try in your classroom. Excellent for extension activities, early finishers, math stations, and more!
Teach logic puzzles & hard sudoku for kids in Google classroom for difficult critical thinking games with answers. Problem solving activities for kindergarten, first grade, second elementary, or home school student. Easy set up on computer for parents or teachers gives K, 1st, or 2nd a difficult game. For students & for beginners in elementary primary on Teachers Pay Teachers. (Level K, 1, 2) #TpT #iteachtoo #education #teachers #iteachfirst schools first for core standard curriculum instruction
Have you introduced logic puzzles to your young students? Well, now you can! These grid puzzles are a great introductory logic puzzle to help students use problem solving and critical thinking skills. These fun brain teasers are great for morning work, early finishers, math stations, AND they include answer keys.
Do you love logic puzzles? These spring-themed logic puzzles are perfect for math stations, morning work, early finishers, enrichment, and more! These simple grid puzzles are a great way to introduce logic puzzles to your students. Fun way to practice problem solving and critical thinking skills!
Take Jack and the Beanstalk to the next level with this Fairy Tale STEM activity. Students will plan, design, build, and test a beanstalk for Jack to climb. This resource requires minimal materials and is low-prep. Perfect for elementary school! Build a Beanstalk STEM is a great way to integrate reading, writing, science, and math.
Are you looking for an engaging and worthwhile alternative to traditional homework? Read this blog post about my Creative Homework Project! Get to know your students on a different level as they study and present on a self-selected topic. This project really ups the engagement factor as students research and learn about anything they want! Loved by teachers, parents, and students!!
These Valentine's Day themed “which one doesn’t belong” activity cards are designed to promote oral language and critical thinking skills, develop problem solving skills and encourage analyzing, sorting and categorizing skills. Students will learn to justify their choice as there is always more than one right answer! #valentinesdayactivity #criticalthinking #thinkingskills #thinkingroutine #whichonedeosntbelong #problemsolving #reasoningskills #kindergarten #firstgrade #distancelearning
Have you used logic puzzles with your students? I LOVE doing logic puzzles AND teaching my primary students how to do them as well! Read this blog post about five reasons to try logic puzzles in your classroom. You can grab some free samples, too!
This Christmas STEM activity is the perfect indpendent or team project for winter or anytime! All you need are toothpicks and gumdrops. Students will plan, design, create, build, and evaulate their gumdrop structures. Engage your students while encouraging problem solving and creative thinking skills.