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Celebrate Back to School with a fun math activity! These Crack the Code Worksheets make practicing addition and subtraction fun for kindergarten and first grade students.

Celebrate Back to School with a fun math activity! These Crack the Code Worksheets make practicing addition and subtraction fun for kindergarten and first grade students.

Crack the Code Worksheets

Practice makes perfect! These free math worksheets help kids get excited about practicing addition and subtraction within 20 by turning the equations into a puzzle to crack. Students will become detectives to figure out what the equation is before they can solve the equation. Plus these pages are covered with school themed clipart to keep them engaged the first day of school.

You will love that the answer key is included so you can quickly check your child’s answers!

free Crack the Code Math worksheets for kindergarten and first grade students

Crack the Code Math

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the TEXT link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the pages in this 5 page pack of free worksheets for the first week of school.

Print the pages and set out with a pencil, crayon, markers, or colored pencil and you are ready to practice addition.

HINT: The pages are in black and white to save you on printer ink costs!

students will crack the school supplies code to make the math equations with these FREE Addition and Subtraction Worksheets

FREE Addition and Subtraction Worksheets

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love these clever, printable math sheets to ease back into learning. These worksheets are perfect for a 1st day of school theme, end of summer learning, math centers, and so much more! So grab your sleuth hat, magnifying glass, and writing utensil and you are ready to solve the clues as you become a math detective!

Kindergartners and grade 1 students will fill in the equation by looking at the school supply item and writing down the number it represents in the code above. Then they will solve the code by solving the addition problem they made.

The Math Worksheets for Kindergartners include images of common school supplies such as scissors, crayons, glue, staplers, tape, books, pencil sharpener, pencil, paper clips, and an eraser.  Besides being great activity for math practice, it is also  great for helping to strengthen hand muscles so children are ready for additional writing. So make sure you encourage students to color in the pictures along the way. Each page has 9 math equations for kids to solve!

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Back to School Printables

We have lots of other fun, clever back to school worksheets to help kids get excited about going back to school! Check out these free resources:


FREE Printable Addition Worksheets

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com


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