# Simplifying Expressions | Doodle Math: Twist on Color by Number

## Overview

Make applying the distributive property and combining like terms engaging with Doodle & Color by Number activity for simplifying expressions! This PDF download features two levels of engaging worksheets with 18 questions perfectly aligned with CCSS 6.EE.A.3 and 7.EE.A.1. Your middle school students will enjoy unlocking fun doodle patterns as they practice simplifying expressions, making it a great choice for independent practice, math centers, or even emergency sub plans. Plus, these print-and-go worksheets are a breeze to implement with zero prep needed!

## 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 questions to practice simplifying expressions by combining like terms and applying the distributive property. Each correct answer unlocks a doodle pattern to complete a desert-themed image perfect for any time of the year. If your students love color-by-number or color-by-code, they’ll love Doodle Math! These zero prep printable worksheets are great for emergency sub plans, math centers, independent practice, review, math lesson, homework, and bulletin board decorations.

Includes…

✅ Level 1: Combine like terms to simplify expressions. (2 pages, 9 questions)

✅ Level 2: Combine like terms and apply the distributive property to simplify expressions. (2 pages, 9 questions)

✅ Image sheet with designated sections for doodling. (1 page)

CCSS: 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, 7.EE.A.1

Great for…

⭐ Back-to-School, Spiral Review Lessons

⭐ Emergency Sub Plans

⭐ Homeschool Activities

⭐ Homework & Independent Practice

⭐ Learning Centers & After School Math Programs

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