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19 matching and sorting Number Sense activities suitable for Grades K through 1.

Addition bricks (1), (2) and (3). Three practice activities with basic addition facts.  The first addend is between 0 and 2.  The second addend is between 0 and 5.  The third addend is between 0 and 9. Bricks switch positions each time the activity runs.

Addition to 10 (1) and (2).    Children add two numbers on one set of cards to match the second set of cards with totals between 2 and 10. Add two numbers to make totals between 2 and 10. A second differentiated level of this activity re-orders the sequence of the cards.

Blues and twos multiplication.    x2 multiplication practice. Children total up the number of studs on the plastic bricks and complete the multiplication equation. The layout will change each time the activity runs.

Complete the sequence.  Practicing sequencing, children complete 5 rows of sequenced numbers between 1 and 99. Number & Operations in Base Ten

Greater or less than. An activity to decide greater than or less than by counting. Curriculum area: Number and Place Value
Match money.  Children join the two jigsaw pieces by matching the pictures of the coins and notes to the written sum of money.

Matching 10-100.  Counting by Tens with numbers and words. Children sequence the dominoes with random 10's, matching the words with the numbers. Common Core: Children will practice sequencing numerals 0-100 by tens. Children will be able to skip count orally by 10's to 100.

Odd and even to 10.  Children burst the five balloons with even numbers. 2.OA.3: Determine whether a group of objects (up to 10) has an odd or even number of members, e.g., by pairing objects or counting them by 2s.

Odd and even to 20.  Even numbers to 20

Odd numbers to 10.  An odd number is a number that cannot be divided into two equal groups. Odd numbers end in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9. Children touch the five rockets marked with odd numbers.

Odds and evens patterns.  Children complete a number line to 29 and see if patterns emerge that they can discuss.

Odd and even brick sort.  Tidy up your bedroom! A simple number sorting activity. Children match the bumps on bricks with the odd or even brick box containers. This activity will  return objects dropped into the incorrect box.

Domino dots addition to ten (1), (2) and (3). Children add the domino dots and match the addition equation. These three activities are all slightly different.  Common Core: Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from. Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.

Brick bumps addition.    Simple addition practice. Children total the number of studs on the plastic bricks, then complete the addition equation.


Number Sense K-1

19 Activities

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