Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.
Vincent and Tara are making triangles with the class construction set. They have a pile of strips of different lengths. How many different triangles can they make?
Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?
If you are stuck, try looking at your model in different ways to see if that helps.
Think about what you know about the properties of odd and even numbers.