Kids develop math concepts and fine motor skills as they build math facts using clothespins and craft sticks! (Free ideas also included for helping kids work with fact families and missing addends.) used PreK classroom math/everyday life centers

Begin teaching NUMBER BONDS by using Use paper chains in different colours ti demonstrate. 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.

Choose a number, write it in the middle box. Kids search vertically, horizontally and diagonally to find addends that equal the number. In grade we use this for numbers as we practice mental math strategies. It's a great "spo

⏰Race the Clock⏰ This was a fun activity for my kiddos. I would shout out a time and whoever illustrated it correctly gained a point for their team. We used ⭕️hula hoops⭕️ to portray the clock outline.

Addition Manipulative - Teaching with Heart Cut up a pool noodle and place a number with a binder clip on the hoola hoop. Students can move the pieces around to show what parts make up the number.