Hands-On Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards

Fourth of July comes once a year, but so many of its themes are used all year long. I made these fun Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards for kids to use and learn numbers.

These work great for one to one correspondence with a fine motor activity. The cards are a fun, hands-on activity and a lot of kids love and need these.

It is a great addition to the Fourth of July printables on the site.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

Ten Frames are an excellent way to work on counting and math at the same time. They are used a lot in the start of Preschool, Kindergarten and First Grade. By using the ten frames, kids have a different way of learning counting.

There are two types of ten frame cards. It allows for different levels of learning. You can use them to start to learn or review their numbers.

You have a number and matching stars filled in on the ten frame. It is great for the beginner to use.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

You have a number on the boy or girl and a blank ten frame. It is good for the older kindergarten and review for first grade.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

Things We Used With These Printables

Here are a few of the hands-on items we have used with these printables.


How We Used These Printables

One way we use the ten frame cards that are fill in is to have my girls cover the items to match the card. You can have them count while they do it. We use clear glass gems or clear counting chips for this. It allows they to still see the number they covered.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

On the blank ten frame, we use the star buttons or unifix cubes to fill in the correct number.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

One way I have used the blank ten games where I printed the pages as they are and used a dot marker on them.

You can also use either ten frames for basic math. We used the blank or filled in cards. On the blank cards, I have them do two sets of unifix cubes colors to match up to the number.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

On the filled in we match the numbers with two colors. We used the unifix cubes for this.

Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in these printables:

  • Numbers 1 to 10
  • Ten Frame without picture
  • Ten Frame with star images
  • 10 blue & 10 red stars to use with ten frames
Free Fourth of July Ten Frame Cards - two different types of cards to use with red and blue stars - 3Dinosaurs.com


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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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