# Spring Problem Solving Sudoku and Graphing Freebies

This post has two printables, and they are both free: Â free spring problem solving Sudoku and graphing activities. Â First, theÂ March and Sudoku and Graphing, free and opens here on this page. Â Click on the link to open the PDF and download your copy here:

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To introduce Sudoku to the young child or first-time puzzle user, begin by showing an answer key card. Â Let the child notice things and explain what he or she sees. Â Point out only one picture is in a row, column, or sub-grid.

Next, show the 4 sub-grids cut apart and have the child place them on the answer key for practice.

Next, provide the same materials with one sub grid cut apart. Â Explain there is only one of each picture in a sub grid area. Remove the larger pieces and allow the child time to experiment with the four small pieces by placing them in each sub grid area.

Finally, show the four pieces on a column, and on a row. Â Let the child again have time to place the pieces in each row or column until he or she understands.

Then set up the puzzles one at a time similar to these materials. They may also be placed on a tray, Montessori style.

This printable also has a graphing activity.

A 2015 March Calendar is included for keeping track of the volatile March weather that we call lion/lamb at school. We say if March comes in like a lamb, it will go out like a lion. Â The children enjoy noticing the wild weather.

The second free printableÂ is very similar to the materials above. Â The focus is on baby animals instead of March, though. The first PDF has photos and directions, while this one is just the puzzles.

Free Baby Animal Sudoku and Graphing Activities for Pre-K and KÂ (instant download link near the top of this post)

St. Patrick’s Day theme bookmarks and graphing opens at this post. It is an instant download.Â

A free March activity graphing with real or printed fish crackers — instant download at the blog post.Â

These Sudoku puzzles have kites so they could fit in March centers, also.Â  However, they are in the free eMember area and registration is required. Free eMembership with your own login and password are included. Select the free radio button to make the payment options disappear.

This is aÂ link to a post by Castle View Academy,Â St. Patrick’s Day with Learning and Fun. Castle View Academy used some of the free Wise Owl Factory March resources. Â Get ready for some math fun by seeing how this school used the materials.

I hope you enjoy the materials, Carolyn

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Two free printables for working with numbers 1-10 and numbers 11-20

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Free 3-D math work pages for grade one with answer keys for teachers.

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Bulletin Board Banner â€” free printable

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Cinco de Mayo graphing

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Count to 100 or 120 fast â€” math trick with organized thinking. Free instant download at the post.

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Data Day for SMARTBoard (pockets, buttons, siblings, and so on) line plot graphing

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Easter theme graphing for math centers

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Free games and puzzles for 20Â (includes subtraction and addition)

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Greater Than, Less Than, Equals activities

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Hawaii Theme Activity Pages for Centers Freebie

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Kindergarten Math Centers â€” see theÂ full blog post at this link.

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Lasso a 4/4 Measure Music PDF Freebie, answer key provided

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Free Music Beat GameÂ shared on this math page as music involves math!

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Patriotic Names for Numbers Math Game Free PDF

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Free non-standard measuring K printable with math center activities

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AB patterns and ABC patterns work pages and pocket chart cards with a space theme freebie.

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Primes, squares, composite, and factor pairs free PDF

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Skip counting puzzles with a robot theme, instant download at the post.

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Skip counting puzzles with a wildlife theme, instant download at the post.

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Skip counting and graphing with a Valentine theme, instant download at the post.

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Free soccer theme chatterbox and number roll activities printable, download at the blog post.Â

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Sudoku for March math centers

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Time to 5 Minutes Clock Google Slides Activity Free

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Valentine matching activity for 2 years old and up, free instant download.

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