**Five & Ten Frames** For younger students, begin with 5 frames. Give students two counters. Students show a way to make 5. For example, they might place 2 counters on the 5 frame boxes. They would then tell you that 2 + 3 = 5. Next, they might place 4 chips on the frame. The child would then say that 4 + 1 = 5. This can be repeated with the 10 frames. The purpose of this activity is to help build a solid understanding of 5 and 10 facts. You will find our 5 and 10 frames here: http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/2012/08/26/five-and-ten-frames/

**Show the Parts** Give students objects such as beans spray painted on one side, different colored Unifix cubes or two side counters. Tell students to “show” how to make a number. Tell them there are many right ways to do this. For example, if you give students the number 6, the answers might include: 1 + 5, 2 + 4 or 3 + 3. Students who need a challenge might be asked to build the answer using three numbers. Six might be built with 3 + 1 + 1.

**Two out of Three** Provide students with our Two out of Three Work Mats. Students put an x on the number that cannot be used to make the star number at the top. This file contains 8 different work mats. Print in color, laminate and cut in half.

**Show the Number** Students use two colors of crayons. They find two number combinations to make the number at the top. They then record the fact. They must find 4 combinations to create each number. Show the Number 1 Show the Number 2 Show the Number 3

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