Teaching combinations of 10 - a fun way to teach kids about all the different addition combinations that equal 10. This activity also provides a great introduction to the commutative property of addition, which says that when two numbers are added, the sum is the same regardless of the order of the addends. #handsonmath || Gift of Curiosity
Math Coach's Corner: Composing and Decomposing Numbers: Cube Trains. Math Coach's Corner: Composing and Decomposing Numbers: Cube Trains. Learning the combinations for numbers through 10 is an essential Kindergarten skill. This entire book is nothing but activities for combinations to 10! Read more and grab a FREEBIE!
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Math Coach's Corner: Using Number Bracelets to Develop Number Sense. Like dot cards and rekenreks, number bracelets provide concrete practice for number combinations and composing/decomposing numbers. Check out this post for instructions for making and using number bracelets.