Dee’s Dinner in Space

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

Wee Ones:

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

Little Kids:

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

Bonus:

If there are twice as many cauliflower-topped cupcakes as roast beef-topped ones, and there are 7 roast beef-topped ones, how many cauliflower-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 blue – 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 cauliflower 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 cauliflower-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions.

Bonus:

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

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