Adding numbers for addition is one math that some kids need help with. There are so many different ways to work on learning it.
I love it when you have put many different learning ideas together. These free addition playdough mats are perfect for that.
You have several different types of learning on one page.
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These are simple pages to help people start on math. There is a page for each number. This allows them to build up as they go.
The pages have circles matching the number of the page, a number line up to the number, and addition equation for them to fill out. IF you plan to use the mats a lot I recommend printing on cardstock and laminating them.
There is also a black and white version of these pages.
Things to use with the Addition 1 to 10 Playdough Mats
- copy paper
- white cardstock
- unifix cubes
- clear counters
- sheet protectors
- laminating pouches
- Addition Flash Cards
Ways to use the Addition Playdough Mats
These are super simple to use. I keep dry erase markers around to write in the numbers. I have put our copies in sheet protectors and had them stored in a binder and pulled them out when we need to use them.
One of the easy ways is just using playdough. You can have loads of fun doing this. They put the playdough in two colors in the circles and then use a small playdough snake for the number line and then write in the equation.
Another hands-on item you can use is clear counters. These are super simple and easy to use. You can pick two colors to use for the equations. Then have enough of each color to make the mat you are working on.
So we are working on 4 so we had at least 4 blue and 4 red. And sometimes extras in case one or two get lost.
I love using unifix cubes as well. Use they are not a circle shape but you can use any hands-on items for the places. You can pick two colors and use them on the mats. Plus they are easy to make sure you have at least ten of them.
Now you might be totally new to addition and say my child is not ready to do this. Well, start them off with a set of flashfards that match the mat. This gives them the equation they are working on.
They can work through every way to add up to 6. Or really any mat number you want. So they are not trying to pick numbers but just matching the equation on the card.
What you will find in these free Addition 1 to 10 Playdough Mats:
- Addition 1 to 10
- In color and black and white optoins
- Playdough area, number line and place to write equation
- 20 pages of printables
Check out these other addition printables:
- Bear Themed Addition, & Subtraction Clip Cards
- Addition Bookmarks
- Hands on Number Bond Mats: Addition
- Ways To Add Up To 20
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