Problem Solving Skills for Kids


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1. Problem solving ________

2. What is one strategy for clearly defining a problem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many strategies that can be taught to children to help them solve problems. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of such strategies. The questions will quiz you on what problem solving is and what students can do if they cannot think of strategies to problem-solve.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Strategies for clearly defining a problem
  • How many outcomes a problem may have
  • Definition of a problem

Skills Practiced

These assessments will allow students to test the knowledge gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about strategies kids can use to solve problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding potential outcomes to solving a problem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about strategies for problem solving

Additional Learning

To learn more about how children can solve problems, review the accompanying lesson, Problem Solving Skills for Kids. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Examine the steps to solving a problem
  • Consider consequences of various approaches to problem solving
  • Understand the importance of flexibility