Roro E.’s Dinner in Space

your dinner in space

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

Wee Ones:

Can you find 3 light pink objects near you? Which item is largest?

Little Kids:

If you’re at a restaurant sharing 10 plates of spinach deep dish pizza 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 spinach deep dish pizza-topped cupcakes as Strawberry-banana smoothies-topped ones, and there are 7 Strawberry-banana smoothies-topped ones, how many spinach deep dish pizza-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 light pink – 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 spinach deep dish pizza every Wednesday this May. How many pounds does that add up to for the month?

 

Answers:
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 spinach deep dish pizza-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions. 

Bonus:

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

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