Hands-On Learning with Polar Bear Ten Fame Cards: Numbers 1 to 10

Ten Frame Number cards are a favorite for working on counting. These are a great beginner tool to work on counting to ten and adding up to ten.

These free polar bear ten frame cards are a fun arctic animal printable to work on numbers in the winter.

The ten frame cards are a great hands-on way to work on counting.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - 3Dinosaurs.com

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These are a great addition to the polar animal printables on the site.

What is a ten frame number?

A ten frame is a two-by-five rectangular that has ten spaces. It is a math tool to help kids learn to count up to ten and count less than ten.

These are a great way to work on number sense.

This set has ten frame cards from 1 to 10. These are two options for the cards. You have a set of cards filled out and one set that is blank. Both allow for different levels of number work.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - 3Dinosaurs.com

Things to use with the Polar Bear Ten Frame Cards

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Ways to use the Ten Frame Nubmer cards

You can start kids off with counting numbers with the ten frames. You can use clear glass gems or clear counters and have them start counting at one and count until all the fish are covered. This is a great way to work on one to one correspondence.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - shows ways to use one to one matching for numbers - 3Dinosaurs.com

You can also use unfix cubes and the blank the frame to do the same activity. You can start at one and count until you match the number on the card.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - shows ways to use one to one matching for numbers - 3Dinosaurs.com

You can use many small items for this activity. You can use mini erasers. We find loads of them at Target. We had some fun polar bear ones. You can see how well they fit on the cards.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - shows ways to use one to one matching for numbers - 3Dinosaurs.com

You can also use some fish counters for this as well! Any hands-on item can work!

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - shows ways to use one to one matching for numbers - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you don’t plan on reusing the ten frame cards you can print them on copy paper and then use dot marker on them as well!

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - shows ways to use one to one matching for numbers - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you are looking for more polar bear number activities then check out the Polar Bear Number Find! You can do the ten frame cards and then use the matching number find to trace and find the number.

Polar Bear Number Find - with number digit and number word options - 3Dinosaurs.com

Ways to work on Addition with Ten Frame Cards

I know that after you are done with counting you can still use the cards to work on addition! I wanted to show a few ways you can do that.

You can use two colors of clear counters. Then you cover the images on the cards with the two colors. You can see that I have the number ten card. It is covered in two colors of glass gems. I pick colors that they can see through the first time. You could also use clear counters.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - with ways to work on addition - 3Dinosaurs.com

Another way to use the cards is to use addition flashcards. I give them the flashcards that match the number. Then they can build the addition problem on the ten frame card.

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - with ways to work on addition - 3Dinosaurs.com


What you will find in the Polar Bear Number Find

Number digits and number words for kids to work on. You can trace the number or word and then dot them on the iceberg!

Polar Bear Themed Number Find - easy to use no-prep printable numbers 0 to 20. It has number word and number digit for kids to work on. - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in the Polar Bear Themed Number Find printables:

  • Number 0 to 20 in digit and word options
  • Tracing section for each number
  • Several numbers to dot on the iceberg
  • $3.50 for all 43 pages of printables

If you want to check out a free sample of this you can go here to check out a sample of the pages.

What you will find in the Free Polar Bear Ten Frame Cards

  • Nubmers 1 to 10
  • Blank set of ten frame cards
  • Set of ten frame cards filled out
  • 3 set of colored fish to use with the ten frame cards
  • 8 pages of printables

Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - 3Dinosaurs.com

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Free Polar Bear Themed Ten Frame Cards with numbers from 1 to 10 with two types of cards - 3Dinosaurs.com

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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