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"decomposing" 1. Start kids with 2 colors of cubes ( 5 each) and indiv white boards and markers. Have them make a stick of 5 purple, 0 green. show how to write the equation. Decompose the number 5 with cubes and show ALL equations with sums of 5 with kids. 2. practice next day. 3. Day 3-give them cubes and this sheet (5) and paper squares as well.
Mrs. Bohaty's Kindergarten Kingdom: Such a good idea! Create a number ladder and laminate it, attach a pipe cleaner and bead and use it for addition and subtraction or what comes before and after
Fishing for Numbers - Addition and Subtraction Math Center Super fun way to review concepts. My kids LOVE this activity! $
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.
I think this manipulative would be great to use in a math center for kindergarten or first grade because it helps the students visualize addition problems by comparing the 2 numbers individually with different colors and together when they're connected to find the sum of the numbers. 5266