- Do, they understand what is happening when they snap ten together and what does the “1” in the front really means?
- Can they show my multiple ways to make each number 11-19?
- Can they explain what is happening?
Ants on a Log
- Invite the child to spin the spinner and count out that many ants.
- Record the number on the recording page.
- Continue to spin, count ants and record the number on the recording page.
- If you land on the picture of the foot when you spin, you must remove all of your ants from the game board.
- The game is over when they reach the bottom of the page.
Watermelon Number Necklace
- Cut a paper plate in half and paint them to look like a slice of watermelon.
- Staple the plates together to make a pocket.
- Punch a hole in the name tag and thread it on a ribbon.
- Tie the ribbon to the watermelon to make a necklace.
- Color two tens frames to match the numeral.
- Write the number sentence for the numeral.
- Write the numerals in a number bond to make the numeral.
- Write how many tens and how many ones in the numeral.
- Write the numeral.
What's In the Bag?
This game is super simple to make and to play. Here's how:
- Collect 9 paper bags.
- Count 11 unifix cubes, all one color, in the first bag. Count 12 unifix cubes, all one color, in the second bag. Repeat counting unifix cubes to make bags of 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19.
- Staple a picture to the front of each bag.
- Invite the child to select a bag.
- Dump out the cubes and make a ten with some ones.
- On the recording page, find the picture that matches the picture on the bag.
- Write the numeral to tell how many cubes are in the bag.