Halloween Math Challenges & Brainteasers


Use these PRINT & GO and virtual Halloween math challenges and brainteaser activities with spooky October themes to engage your advanced 2nd and 3rd grade mathematicians with advanced math problem solving FUN this October.

Includes 26 NO PREP math printables + virtual math activities with answer keys you can use for math centers, homework, fast finishers, Halloween centers, math contracts, small group, or whole class problem solving!

Recommended as a challenge for grades 2-3.

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These Halloween math activities have engaging spooky themes students love, and are a perfect way to extend and enrich your advanced second and third grade mathematicians’ learning!

Includes printable Halloween math worksheets + digital Google Slides versions!

Halloween themes include: pumpkins, candy, trick or treating, costumes, cats, bats, zombies, vampires, apples, owls, skeletons, monsters, witches, and ghosts.

Included in this pack:

13 Math Challenges

  • Candy Count (Adding two-digit numbers within 100, logical thinking)
  • Hotel Haunting (Place value, adding multiple 1-digit numbers, logical thinking)
  • Bats in the Belfry (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2-digit numbers)
  • Dem Bones (Repeated addition or multiplication with 2 and 3-digit numbers)
  • Clue Combinations (Finding all possible combinations)
  • Seed Scooping (Capacity conversions with cups, pints, and quarts)
  • Haunted House (Repeated addition/multiplication, converting minutes to hours and minutes)
  • Candy Cost (Adding and subtracting money within $10.00, logical thinking)
  • I Vant to Bob for Apples (Adding 1 and 2-digit numbers within 30, guess and check)
  • Caramel Apples (Fractional parts of a whole, logical thinking)
  • Monster Mash (Elapsed time, logical thinking)
  • Halloween Parade (Mixed operations, converting seconds to minutes)
  • The Leaves They are a-Changin’ (Determining total from fractional parts of a group)

All math challenges come with a lined page for written responses focused on strategies students used to solve the problem

13 Brainteasers

  • Which Witch is Which? (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Candy Bowls (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Ghosts in the Graveyard (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Costume Kids (Logical thinking, guess and check)
  • Hooo am I? #1 (Place value, logical thinking, adding multiple 2-digit numbers, easier)
  • Hooo am I? #2 (Place value, logical thinking, adding multiple 3-digit numbers, more difficult)
  • Spooky Sentences #1 (Addition and subtraction within 20, balancing equations)
  • Spooky Sentences #2 (Addition and subtraction within 100, balancing equations)
  • CATS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • BATS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, easier)
  • ZOMBIE Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • GHOULS Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, more difficult)
  • CARVE IT UP Logic Puzzle (Logical thinking, guess and check, most difficult)

Also includes

  • Student resource page with common conversions and extra info students might need to help solve these problems.
  • Link to an interactive Google Slides version
  • Google Slides FAQ and tutorial videos
  • Answer keys for every problem

Download Details

Type of File: Secured PDF digital download with link to Google Slides versions
Total Pages: 71 pages
Answer Keys: Included for every problem

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