A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks.
This helps children so they can move the fingers instead of trying to use their fingers. Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
I saw a poster like the one on the right on pinterest. What a great visual to show the students ways to make So I decided to make a poster too and then I created the 3 digit addend freebie to use with it.