# Matthew’s Dinner in Space

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

Wee Ones:

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

Little Kids:

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

Bonus:

If there are twice as many Stewed spinach-topped cupcakes as Pizza-topped ones, and there are 7 Pizza-topped ones, how many Stewed spinach-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 Green – 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 Stewed spinach 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 Stewed spinach-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions.

Bonus:

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

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