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

## Overview

Make practicing combining like terms and distributive property a blast with this print-and-go Doodle Math worksheets activity. Includes three levels with 24 questions total. The problems contains only positive numbers; student do not need to know negative integer rules to simplify the algebraic expressions in this activity.

## Why you'll love this

Each correct answer unlocks doodle patterns and colors to complete a heart themed image perfect for Valentine's Day or any time in the school year! If your students love color by number or color by code, they’ll LOVE Doodle Math!

Includes…✅ Level 1: Combining Like Terms — 8 problems, 1 page

✅ Level 2: Distributive Property — 8 problems, 1 page

✅ Level 3: Combining Like Terms and Distributive Property — 8 problems, 1 page

✅ Image with designated sections for doodling. — 1 page

✅ Answer key — 4 page

This resource covers the 6th grade common core standards:

6.EE.A.3 Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. (i.e distributive property)

6.EE.A.4 Identify when two expressions are equivalent (i.e. combining like terms)

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Reviews for Doodle Math products…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kay Y. - "This was difficult for my accelerated students! I loved it and so did they! They found trying to doodle the drawing and win "the best doodler" fun. Students were engaged with the math, but also with their creativity. "

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 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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