Are you ready to channel your kids' enthusiasm for *Pokémon* into learning math?

Math puzzles give your kids an opportunity to think critically and deeply about mathematics, develop problem-solving strategies, and work through challenging problems.

And when math problems incorporate your kids' personal interests (because who doesn't love *Pokémon*?), their engagement will skyrocket!

So, go ahead and try these challenges and puzzles with your kids this month. These **free and ****printable Pokemon**** math activities** are perfect for warm-up and/or cool-down activities and are great for sparking mathematical discussions in your home or classroom. The puzzles are perfect for students in grades 3 through 8.

**How to Download:** You can download any of the puzzles by right-clicking on the image and saving it to your computer or by dragging-and-dropping it to your desktop.

**1.) Find the value of the '?'**

Use your math skills to find the value of each icon.

Pikachu = 13

Jigglypuff = 13

Snorlax = 3

Meowth = 6

? = 29

*Hint: Since Pikachu and Jigglypuff are equal to each other, they are interchangable.*

**2.) ****Multiplication tables work like a Bingo board, where the value of each box represents the product of its corresponding row and column.**

Star = 1

Caterpie = 3

Trainer and Charmander = 7

Egg = 21

Dratini = 6

Psyduck = 14

Ratatat = 2

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**3.) Multiplication Area Model**

Area models help kids to think visually about multiplication, which is the approach that *Mathematical Mindsets* author **Jo Boaler **recommends most for improving math understanding.

Megaball = 20

Pikachu = 5

Egg Incubator = 100

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**4.) Which One Doesn't Belong? **

Remember that WODB? activities are meant to spark mathematical thinking and discussion and do not have a single correct answer.

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Tip: Have your kids justify their thinking in writing!

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*WODB?*math graphics?

You can now share 101 daily WODB warm-up activities for grades 1-9 with your kids with our PDF workbook!

**5.) Math Writing Prompt **

Writing about math encourages creativity, exploration, and communicating one's thoughts and feelings, which leads to deep and meaningful understanding of difficult math concepts.

And Think/Notice/Wonder (TNW) writing activities are a great way to get your kids engaged in math writing every day.

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**Want more? Download 101 Daily Think-Notice-Wonder Writing Prompts for Engaging Your Kids**

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**How will you use these math puzzles with your kids? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments section below!**

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**By Anthony Persico**

*Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's** MashUp Math** and an advisor to Amazon Education's '**With Math I Can**' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my **YouTube channel** . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.*