Grade 3
Horizons
Daily Math Challenge
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You have $1.50 in your pocket. Make a list of 10 different combinations of coins you count. |
You won first place in a contest! You can choose to have $20 today or $2 a day for two weeks. Which option will earn you more money? How much more? |
Add the ages of all of the people who live in your house. Is the sum greater or less than 100? How much greater or less? |
Keep track of the temperature every day for a week. Draw a bar graph. Compare the difference in temperatures. |
Use the digits 5, 7 and 2 to create as many different 3-digit numbers as you can. Which is the greatest? Which is the smallest? |
Use <, =, or > to
complete these number sentences. 923+10__ 953 - 10-10 - 10 |
How many times can you hop on your left foot in a minute? Your right foot? Compare the number of hops using the symbols <, >, or =. |
100 is the answer. What could the question be? Challenge yourself to think of more questions. |
Write the numbers below in expanded form. For example: 583=500+80+3 729 846 295 |
Go on a shape hunt for quadrilaterals. How many can you find? How are they the same? How are they different? |
115+6=113+___ Explain how you got your answer. |
If you start playing a game at 8:00 a.m. and play for an hour and a half, what time do you finish playing? |
Jen had 20 ten-dollar bills. How many hundred-dollar bills can she trade them for? |
In what years were the people you live with born? Put the years in order from least to greatest. |
Circle all of the even
numbers: |
How many days is it until your birthday? Use a calendar to find the answer. |
Choose a book. Without opening it, estimate the number of pages in the book. Open the book and find out! How close was your estimate? |
If you bought 2 ice creams every day this week, how many ice creams would you buy? |
Stand in the same spot in the morning, in the afternoon, and in the evening. What did you notice about your shadow? |
It takes 97 licks to finish a freeze-pop. It takes 72 licks to finish a fudgesicle. About how many more licks does it take to finish a freeze- pop? |
If a candy bar costs 87¢ and you pay with a one dollar bill, how much change will you get? |
A package of popsicles has 6 popsicles. How many packages would you need for 18 kids? |
Count out 24 objects. Divide them into 2 groups. How many are in each group? Do the same for 3, 4, 6, 8 and 12 groups. |
Fold a piece of paper in half 2 times. Open it. How many rectangles? Now, fold it in half 3 times. How many rectangles? 4 times? Can you find a pattern? |
Weigh yourself. Find something in your house that weighs about the same as you. |
How many different number sentences (equations) can you make that have a sum of 12? |
Each daisy has 6 petals. How many petals on 5 daisies? |
How many minutes are in 2 hours? What is something that takes 2 hours to do? |