You can work on addition and numbers that are bigger and smaller than 5 with this free pirate addition pirate sorting!
You have a great addition center with pirate treasure chests and gold coins so that kids can work on adding and figuring out how big or small the number is in relation to the number 5.
Plus this is an easy to prepare addition center for kids.
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What is addition?
Addition is defined as adding something to something else. So that is adding different things together.
This is where kids learn one plus one equals 2 or 1 + 1 = 2. You start on simple and work up to more complex math.
The pirate addition sorting works on adding upper to numbers below 5 and numbers above five.
You have a sorting mat with more than 5 and less than 5 treasure chests to sort the coins to.
You have 12 gold coins with addition equations to sort to the chests. You will find 6 coins for each treasure chest.
You also have a recording sheet for kids to record the gold coin addition cards that they on the treasure check mat.
Things to use with the Pirate Addition Sorting Printable
These are all the items we used with the pirate addition printable. You can see how we used them below.
- white copy paper
- white cardstock
- laminating pouches
- colored paper
- 1 inch ring
Ways to Use the Pirate Addition Sorting Printable
You are going to see a few ways you can use this pirate addition printable.
Sorting the Addition Coins to the Sorting Mat
You can just use the coins and the sorting mat. This is a great way to see if they sorting all the correct coins. There will be an even number of coins if they sort them right.
You can have kids say one plus two equals three. It is a great way to work on addition math facts.
Recording Addition Cards
You can also have them record the gold coin addition on the recording sheet. It has space for all 12 equations and you can see that you can write the equation in the correct column.
Pirate Addition Coins on Rings
If you want to make this an addition math center you can put the addition gold coins on a rings. This keeps the cards together and they won’t get lost.
Pirate Addition Math Center
Once you have the addition coins on a ring add them to the recording paper. This is a great way for kids to flip through the coins and record their answers.
It is also put to print the addition recording sheet on
colored paper. Yellow works great for the pirate theme.
What you will find in the Free Pirate Addition Sorting
- 12 addition equations on gold coins
- 1 sorting mat with less than 5 and more than 5 for sorting
- 1 recording sheet for addition equations
- 4 pages
Other Pirate Math Printables
Adding Pirate Coins Easy Reader Books: Single and Double Digit – a different way to work on math activities.
Pirate Themed Number Counting Mats has numbers 1 to 20 with ten frame in 4 different options.
Pirate Ten Frame Activities (1-20) has 4 ten frame cards options and matching pirate worksheets and pirate ten frame easy reader book.
Fun Pirate Themed Place Value Task Cards 12 cards for kids to work on place value.
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