Today I want to share with you a quick and easy way to give students another chance to practice these combinations but still have fun! All you need is some plastic Easter eggs and jelly beans or small candies. (I used these Starburst jelly beans. They are so much tastier than regular jelly beans. They are also slightly smaller so you can fit more of them under an egg.
Here are the Common Core standards addressed by this activity
Here is a game where you just need 2 color counters or pennies. NO PREP!
Here is how to extend the last game for combinations of 20
Here is a bunch of quick and easy ways I work on combinations of 100
Here is how to make 100 bead strings that will really help your students with combinations of 100
Next week I will be following up this work on combinations of 10 with this great take away from 10 number puzzle.
|Here is one of 10 new number puzzles. This one is a great follow up to a lesson on combinations of 10! They are self checking because they won't fit together if kids get the wrong answer. The 10 frame is there to support kids who still need a visual image. I will follow this up with some formative assessment around subtracting from 10.|
Do you have any good ideas for practicing combinations of numbers? Please feel free to share ideas or links in the comment section below!