# Critical Thinking Activities

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Critical thinking ideas, activities, and printable resources for the elementary classroom. Logic puzzles, brain teasers, problem solving, and more!

These Valentine's Day themed “which one doesn’t belong” activity cards are designed to promote oral language and critical thinking skills, develop problem solving skills and encourage analyzing, sorting and categorizing skills. Students will learn to justify their choice as there is always more than one right answer! #valentinesdayactivity #criticalthinking #thinkingskills #thinkingroutine #whichonedeosntbelong #problemsolving #reasoningskills #kindergarten #firstgrade #distancelearning

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Have you used logic puzzles with your students? I LOVE doing logic puzzles AND teaching my primary students how to do them as well! Read this blog post about five reasons to try logic puzzles in your classroom. You can grab some free samples, too!

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These Boom Cards are perfect for reading comprehension and logic practice for elementary students. Students read three clues and choose the correct answer. Self-correcting with engaging pictures and clues.

This Christmas STEM activity is the perfect indpendent or team project for winter or anytime! All you need are toothpicks and gumdrops. Students will plan, design, create, build, and evaulate their gumdrop structures. Engage your students while encouraging problem solving and creative thinking skills.

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Valentine Logic Puzzles. Great brain teasers to start critical thinking and problem solving in the elementary classroom. Grid puzzles with answer keys.

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Christmas Logic Puzzles

Are you looking for fun, yet educational, Halloween activities? These Halloween Logic Puzzles are perfect! Students can begin solving introductory grid logic puzzles with a Halloween theme. Excellent for critical thinking and problem solving practice. Use at your Halloween party or for Halloween morning work.

Over 100 Printable Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles will challenge kids to use critical thinking skills by using fun, tricky, problem solving riddles. These Logic Puzzles and Brain Teasers have students read clues then use illustrated pictures that keep kids actively engaged, challenged, but not frustrated! This BUNDLE of Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles includes seasonal puzzles and daily puzzle activities. Check out this resource for your gifted students and intermediate students…

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Halloween Logic Puzzles

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Literature circles are a great way to increase accountability and involve your class with what they are reading any kind of literature. It's perfect for chapter book studies and small group discussions.This resource contains descriptions of each of the literature circle jobs and a recording sheet f...

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These logic puzzles have a fun back to school theme. These brain teasers are great for introducing grid puzzles to elementary students! Perfect for building critical thinking and problem solving skills. Includes answer keys!

Logic Puzzles

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Logic Puzzles Back to School

Logic Puzzles Fun grid puzzles that are great for critical thinking, problem solving, early finishers, and more!