Problem Solving

Title

Author
Grade

Comments

A
House is a House for Me

Hoberman
PK-3

Classification

Billy’s
Button

Accorsi
PK-3

Sorting, guessing
Conned
Again, Watson
Bruce   Probability
& game theory
Country
Fair
Gibbons
PK-3
Problem
solving activities
Don’t
Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Willems
3-4
Ask
students to determine the number of buses needed for a school trip

Grandma
Goes Shopping

(oop)

Armitage
PK-3

Classifying

Harriet’s
Halloween Candy

Carlson
PK-3

Sorting, classifying, comparing
Imogene’s
Antlers
Small
PK-3
Oh,
no, what will she do?     
Knots
on a Counting Rope
Martin
& Archambault
PK-3 Problem
solving; algebra; Native American tale
Lost
at the White House
Griest
PK-3
True
story of sisters at the White House Easter Egg Roll in 1909
Math
Mini-Mysteries
(oop)
Markle
4-6
Problem
solving
Math
Potatoes: Mind-stretching Brain Food
Tang
& Briggs
3-6
Problem
solving by poems
Math-Terpieces Tang
1-5
Problem
solving with art masterpieces

Ming
Lo Moves the Mountain

Lobel
PK-3

Multicultural story
Mole’s
Hill: A Woodland Tale
Ehlert
PK-3
Shapes;
Native American tale
Mrs
Brown Went to Town
Wong
PK-3
Counting;
problem solving
Number
Mysteries
(oop)
Hayes
4-6
Problem
solving

Q
is for Duck

Folsom
PK-3

Alphabet

Swimmy

Lionni
PK-3

Problem solving
1964 Caldecott winner
The
Eleventh Hour
Base
PK-3
Critical
thinking; 11th birthday   
The
Owl and the Pussycat
Lear
& Brett
PK-3
Online
activity
Tiger
Math: Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger
Nagda
4-6
Growth
in graphs; change
Trouble
with Trolls
Brett
PK-3
Data
& problem solving skills
Two
by Two
Reid
PK-3
Noah &
ark; square numbers; multiplication; problem solving
Yes/No,
Stop/Go
(oop)
Gersting   Logic;
patterns