Spring Word Problems
from the 20022003 First Grade classes
I had 10 toys and I got 10
more. 
Answer: 10 + 10 = 20 
There
were ten flowers. I picked four. 
Answer: 10  4 = 6 
I planted six
flowers. Then I planted six more. 
Answer: 6 + 6 = 12 
There were 20 deer and 5 got
lost. 
Answer: 20  5 = 15 
Mike has five cups. Each cup
has five seeds in them. 
Answer: 5 x 5 = 25 
There were nine bees. The nine bees buzzed nine times. How many buzzes did they buzz in all? By Rachel 
Answer: 9 x 9 = 81 
If I had 20 toys and
my brother gave me two more. 
Answer: 20 + 2 = 22 
I went to
the beach and I saw ten dolphins and 
Answer: 10  3 = 7 
There were 30
branches. 24 fell. 
Answer: 30  24 = 6 
I have 21
butterflies and 12 flew away. 
Answer: 21  12 = 9 
I saw nine flowers and
six more popped up. 
Answer: 9 + 6 = 15 
I saw ten
skateboarders. Then three left. 
Answer: 10  3 = 7 
I have ten
bluebirds and 5 more came. 
Answer: 10 + 5 = 15 
I had 10
surfboards. I broke 4. 
Answer: 10  4 = 6 
I
saw five flowers and then I saw nine more. 
Answer: 5 + 9 = 14 
There were 17 flowers. 6 were
pollinated. 
Answer: 17  6 = 11 
I saw six
flowers. I found two more.

Answer: 6  2 = 4 
I saw nine cats
in a row. Then I saw two more cats. 
Answer: 9 + 2 = 11 
I saw nine bees. Nine got
hit by man. 
Answer: 9  9 = 0 
There were ten
watermelons on the picnic table. 
Answer: 10  3 = 7 
I saw 5 butterflies. 5 more
came. 
Answer: 5 + 5 = 10 
I had 18 seeds.
I threw away 16. 
Answer: 18  16 = 2 
I had 20 bees. I
saw 5 more. 
Answer: 20  5 = 25 
There were 20 raindrops. 20
more came. 
Answer: 20 + 20 = 40 
I had 20 trees. My mom
gave me 20 more trees. 
Answer: 20 + 20 = 40 
I saw 10 suns 2 went away. 
Answer: 10  2 = 8 
There were four
footballs. Three got thrown off the field. 
Answer: 4  3 = 1 
There were 12 hornets. Half
of them died. 
Answer: 12  6 = 6 
The team had ten footballs.
Three were lost. 
Answer: 10  3 = 7 
Mrs. Shaul's Class  Pocantico Hills School
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Created by Terry
Hongell
Computer Teacher
Pocantico Hills School