Begin teaching NUMBER BONDS by using 10. to the tune of Row Row Row your boat 9 and 1 are number bonds 8 and 2 are friends 7 and 3 6 and 4 5 and 5 are twins. Later, have them show it different ways. This picture uses Christmas colours to make class decorations.
Tens Concentration - Number Bonds Game Using Cuisenaire Rods by Education Unboxed. I got this idea from letsplaymath.net/..., though we changed it just a bit and didn't use the 10 card. This game could be played alone, too. A great way to practice those number bonds of 10 which are SO important to doing mental math!
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