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- April Fool's Day Math Mystery Activity 1st Grade - Time, Tally Chart, Add & Subtract

## April Fool's Day Math Mystery Activity 1st Grade - Time, Tally Chart, Add & Subtract

**SKU:**Troublesome_Trickster_1st_grade_Math_Mystery

Presenting the April Fool's Day Math Mystery: The Case of the Troublesome Trickster — 1st Grade Edition! This captivating activity contains easy prep worksheets (printable and digital) and beginning and ending videos that blend the excitement of mysteries with the charm of mathematics.

This interactive and dynamic activity transforms education into an adventure, keeping young learners engaged and enthralled. Get ready to solve the case and discover the joy of learning with The Case of the Troublesome Trickster!

*Both printable & digital worksheet options are provided.*⭐

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**Easy Prep!**- PDF printable version - print and copy the worksheets, and your student detectives are ready to solve!
- Google Slides Digital version - Find the link in the Teacher Instructions section to open the worksheets digitally in Google Slides. Make a copy for your students and assign it. Students must be in 'edit' mode to enter answers.

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**Engaging Videos included**>>> Exciting Video Hook and Ending Video clip provided (with voiceovers)

>>> Printable awards provided for your excellent detectives

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**Math Skills Involved:**- Clue 1: Read & Write Time (O'Clock & Half-Past)
- Clue 2: Addition within 20
- Clue 3: Read & Interpret a Tally Chart
- Clue 4: Place Value blocks - Adding Tens and Ones
- Clue 5: Subtraction within 20

Your student detectives must also use critical thinking and deductive reasoning to solve who should be eliminated from the list after each clue message.

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**Multiple Uses**Great for:

- Review
- Consolidation
- Math Centers
- Extra Practice
- Enrichment
- Early Finishers
- Homework
- Substitute Teachers

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⭐BONUS: Ending video added to wrap up the case!

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**Easy prep! Just Print & Solve! Or go paperless with the new Google Docs option provided within your download.**

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⭐Optional video hook included for introducing the case! (Check it out in the preview section)

⭐BONUS: Ending video added to wrap up the case!

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