Wes’s Dinner in Space

You’re super excited for dinner tonight: Pizza is on the menu! But oh no: Pizza comes topped with Spicy chips. You don’t want to hurt the chef’s feelings, so you sneak every bit of Spicy chips off the plate and launch it into the sky on a Blue hot air balloon. But Spicy chips 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 Spicy chips with a seagull, how many different ways could you and the seagull sort those plates into 2 piles?

Bonus:

If there are twice as many Spicy chips-topped cupcakes as Pizza-topped ones, and there are 7 Pizza-topped ones, how many Spicy chips-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 Spicy chips 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 into 2 piles: 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5.

Bonus:

14 Spicy chips-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions.

Bonus:

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

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