# [Free] Combining Like Terms | Doodle Math: Twist on Color By Number

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## Overview

Looking for a fun way to help your middle schoolers master combining like terms? This free Doodle & Color by Number activity is designed for 6th and 7th graders, featuring two levels with a total of 18 problems focused on simplifying expressions with both positive and negative coefficients. With each correct answer, your students unlock exciting doodle patterns to color, making practice engaging and visually rewarding. Perfect for reinforcing CCSS standards 6.EE.A.4 and 7.EE.A.1, this print-and-go resource is a great addition to your math toolkit!

## Why you'll love this

Make expressions review and practice a blast with this print-and-go Doodle Math activity! Includes two levels with 18 problems total to practice simplifying expressions by combining like terms with positive and negative coefficients. Each correct answer unlocks doodle patterns to complete template images perfect for any time of year. If your students love color by number or color by code, they’ll love Doodle Math!

It's easy to differentiate with two levels of difficulty:

• Level 1 contains expressions with solutions that contain only positive integer coefficients. Students do not need to know how to add or subtract negative numbers.

• Level 2 requires combining terms with negative coefficients, so students will need to know how to add/subtract negative integers.

The levels can be assigned separately or together.

What's included?

✅ Problem pages (4 pages, 2 levels, 18 questions)

✅ 2 image sheets with designated sections for doodling (2 pages)

CCSS: 6.EE.A.4, 7.EE.A.1, 7.EE.A.2

Great for…

⭐ Back-to-School, Spiral Review Lessons

⭐ Emergency Sub Plans

⭐ Homeschool Activities

⭐ Homework & Independent Practice

⭐ Learning Centers & After School Math Programs

Reviews for Doodle Math products…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Karen S. - “Just a good fun activity during the holidays for practicing skills! Great product!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐️ Christine M. - “I put this out as an extra credit assignment for my 8th graders at the end of the square and cube roots unit. The students who chose to do it seemed to enjoy the "doodle" part because it was different than a typical color by number task. Thank you!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carly S. - “My students really loved this and it worked really well in my classroom!”

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