Ideas and lesson plans for teaching and building addition and subtraction skills
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Build Houses with 10 ~ The First Grade Parade I just cut a little roof out of scrapbook paper and glued it to a little tray. Then my kids get to pick two different color popsicle sticks out of the box. I keep about 4 different colors inside. They can only use 10 sticks to build their houses and show me how many different ways they can construct it using two different colors. Then they have to record their work in their Math Journals.
Make Ten Houses - "My kids get to don an apron and a hard hat and then head to the “Make 10” takeaway tray and start building their houses."
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way to teach double digit subtraction...gives borrowing from your neighbor a whole new meaning.