Evaluating Numerical Expressions | Doodle Math Color by Code | Valentine's Day


Students practice evaluating numerical expressions with exponents and positive integers by applying the order of operations (i.e. PEMDAS) with this Evaluating Numerical Expressions Doodle & Color by Number Holiday Pack resource. Contains 16 questions total with an heart themed image perfect for Valentine's Day.

It's a fresh twist on color by number or color by code. Each correct answer unlocks a doodle pattern students can use to complete a mystery image with the colors of their choice. They keep students engaged, free up your time for differentiation, and look great as classroom decorations.

Why you'll love this

CCSS Standards: 5.OA.A.1, 6.EE.A.1

Want to save tons on year-round holiday review?

This activity is in my Evaluating Numerical Expressions Doodle & Color by Number Holiday Pack, which has 5 holiday images—at a savings of 60% off individual resources.

What’s included:

  1. Problem set. Solving numerical expressions with exponents and positive integers only by applying the order of operations (i.e. PEMDAS). - 16 problems

  2. Image sheet. The image has a penguin with hearts, perfect for Valentine's Day. Students fill in the designated sections for doodling.

  3. Answer key. Included for both the problems and the image sheets.

What teachers say about my Doodle & Color by Number activities:

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “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.” - Kay Y.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved that this activity had different levels. I used the 2 different levels with as an on-grade level support and a below-grade level support.” – Cristin B.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a great review for my 6th graders. This helped to keep them engaged while I worked with small groups.” – Ashley B.

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