Mrs. Knutson’s Dinner in Space

You’re super excited for dinner tonight: Chocolate Cake is on the menu! But oh no: Chocolate Cake comes topped with Olives. You don’t want to hurt the chef’s feelings, so you sneak every bit of Olives off the plate and launch it into the sky on a Purple hot air balloon. But Olives doesn’t fly far before a hungry seagull gobbles it up. Problem solved, dinner served!

Wee Ones:

Can you find 3 Purple objects near you? Which item is largest?

Little Kids:

If you’re at a restaurant sharing 10 plates of Olives with a seagull,, how many different ways could you and the seagull share those plates?

Bonus:

If there are twice as many Olives-topped cupcakes as Chocolate Cake-topped ones, and there are 7 Chocolate Cake-topped ones, how many Olives-topped cupcakes are there?

Big Kids:

You’re opening your own restaurant and order a big box of 72 onions! But 1/2 of the onions are Purple – that can’t be good. How many onions do you need to toss in the compost?

Bonus:

Oh no! The onion people also keep delivering 4 1/2 pound boxes of Olives every Wednesday this May. How many pounds does that add up to for the month?

Wee Ones:

Different for everyone!

Little Kids:

There are 5 ways that you and the birds could split 10 plates: 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5.

Bonus:

14 Olives-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions.

Bonus:

22 1/2 pounds, because there are 5 Wednesdays in May this year.

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