One-Step Equations BASIC Scavenger Hunt Math Game

This basic one-step equations scavenger hunt math game will allow students to practice all 4 operations while finding the missing variable.  Scroll down for more!


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Do you want a basic algebraic one-step equations scavenger hunt math activity game to review what you’ve covered in class and prepare your students for an exam? Or how about using it as an alternative assessment for solving one-step equations?


This one-step equations basic scavenger hunt math game will allow your students to practice using all four operations. Students will find the missing variable to complete the problems. All equations work out to whole numbers ranging from one to fifty. It’s a lot to practice, but they’ll do it in just one class period.


If you would like a slightly more advanced version, try this
One-Step Equations Scavenger Hunt
where answers range from the ones to the thousands.


If you’ve never used scavenger hunts before, students will zig-zag across the room searching for the next question to answer. If students get stuck while trying to answer a question, print out and have ready a rescue station or two, which has all the answers provided and just requires some searching itself. For a thorough explanation with examples, please check out the photo gallery.


This one-step equations basic math game resource includes:

  • Teacher Guide
  • Answer Pages for Students
  • 26 Basic One-Step Equation Questions
  • Rescue Station
  • Full-Color Answer Key
  • Everything Above in Black & White for Easy Printing
  • Total: 68 Printable PDF Pages



Addresses Standards:

  • 6.EE.A.2
  • 6.EE.A.2a
  • 6.EE.B.6



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