**Math Enrichment activities should teach kids to solve problems using strategies that promote thinking. **These activities are perfect for those kids that need math problems that go beyond calculation skills. **For those kids we need to nurture a love of math while challenging them to deepen their mathematical understanding and thinking skills. ** Try some of the problems this month to challenge their thinking.

**Don’t forget to use 1 of your 6 problem solving strategies**

- Draw a picture
- Guess and Check
- Use a table or list
- Find a pattern
- Logical reasoning
- Draw a picture Working backwards (try a simpler version first)

**Math Enrichment: Count Them Up**

- If 50 cookies need 5 eggs, how many eggs would you need to make 150 cookies?
- If you want to triple a recipe that calls for 9 apples, how many apples would you need?
- If a 15-pound chicken will feed 30 people, how many people well a 5-pound chicken feed?
- If a recipe that makes 90 cookies calls for 6 cups of oats, how many cups of oats would you use for 30 cookies.
- A 10-pound cake uses 3 cups of sugar. How many cups of sugar would a 5-pound cake use?
- If a pound of spaghetti will feed 4 people, how many people will 2 and ½ pounds feed.

### Answers

- 15 eggs
- 27 apples
- 10 people
- 2 cups of oats
- 1 and ½ cups of sugar
- 10 people

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