# Candy Shop Math Puzzles for Grades 3-8

## Are your students ready for a challenge?

The following free math puzzles and activities are samples from our best-selling PDF workbooks *101 Daily Math Challenges for Engaging Students in Grades 3-8* and *101 Daily ‘Which One Doesn’t Belong ?’ Math Activities*. Enjoy!

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

Working on math puzzles will give your students a unique opportunity to think creatively, critically, and deeply about math, which boosts the development of problem-solving skills and strategies.

So, go ahead and share these activities in your classroom and watch your student engagement skyrocket!

The activities are printable and make great warm-up and/or cool-down activities for students in grades 3-8.

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

**Activity #1: Find the value of the '?'**

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

Gummy Bear=16

Lime Gummy=0

Lolipop=16

Ring Pop=4

? = 36

*Hint: Since the gummy bear and lolipop are equal to each other, then are interchangeable.*

**Are YOU looking for some super fun daily math puzzles for your students in grades 3-8? Our best-selling 101 Daily Math Challenges workbook is now available as a PDF download!**

**Activity #2: 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.

Want to learn more about how to use *WOBD?* math activities with your kids? *click here*

Tip: Have your kids justify their thinking in writing!

**Are YOU ready to start using WODB math activities with your kids? You can now get our best-selling PDF workbook with over 100 printable WODB activities!**

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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.*