Cuisenaire Rods - Addition/Subtraction Towers (Number Bonds) by Education Unboxed. This is a fun math activity to help kids learn the number bonds (or fact families) to 10 using Cuisenaire rods and Hundred Flats from a Base Ten set. This is so much more fun and effective than drill of addition and subtraction facts! And, it not only teaches them their math facts, but it gives them a conceptual framework as well - something that will NOT happen if they are primarily working with symbols on…
Today I’m sharing a variety of activities to help you get the most out of your unifix cubes. (This post contains affiliate links.) We have a small set of unifix cubes that we use for all sorts of math learning. Today I’m sharing some ways that kids ages 2-8 can learn with these colorful manipulatives! 1- Sort by color There are ten different colors in our set of unifix cubes,... Read More »
Math Coach's Corner: Teaching Number Bonds. Number bonds form the understanding needed to perform mental computations and work flexibly with numbers. Read more and see tools for instruction. Includes a free Shake and Spill game!
Six is Having a Party! - Math Facts with Cuisenaire Rods by Education Unboxed. Here's a video of another activity you can do with children to help them learn their addition/subtraction facts to 10 (or above). You don't have to use the "having a party" theme. If you or the child comes up with one you like better, feel free to change it. Better learning happens that way!