Five Frames & Ten Frames
A ten frame is a five-by-two array used to support the development of the important landmark numbers five and ten. - It Makes Sense!: Using Ten-frames to Build Number Sense, Grades K-2, Melissa Conklin
This video shows a ten frame and gives tips on how to instantly recognize how many chips are in the ten frame. The goal with this type of exercise is the ability to subitize digits to 10. That is, the ability to instantly recognize small quantities, often by using their relationship to 10. This skill becomes important later when adding number...
Christmas Tree Ten Frame Ornament Counting - Directions: Cut out the tree cards and ten frame counting cards. Laminate for durability. I plan to tape each tree to a cookie sheet. Then, I plan to provide the ever popular magnets for the children to fill in the ten frame . You could also provide bingo chips for counting or a dry erase marker for the children to fill in the ten frame.