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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…

Learning number bonds to 10

Math Enrichment Activities with Cuisinaire Rods

Celebrate Pi Day with kids with apple Pi pie!

Partner flash card games..one answers number sentence with numeral, other builds with unifix

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!

Cuisenaire Rod and Pattern Block Activities

What kinds of math skills do kids typically develop as they get older? This timeline shows you what to expect.

This is a visual math manipulative that allows students to see the numbers that add up to a given sum. They can color or stamp in the circles to show that the parts of the whole are different.

3 Little Pigs... Build a Brick House Cuisenaire Rod Addition (printable activity)