Shake and Spill is a fun game students can play when learning how to compose and decompose numbers. All you need is the animal game mat, recording sheet, and a cup of counters or any other small object. The students take turns shaking the cup and spilling the items onto the mat. Then the count how many items are on the mat and how many items are off the mat. The use these two numbers to create a number sentence on their recording sheet.
This download comes with 4 different animal themed mats and 4 recording sheets.