2-color Chip Addition Activity:
Pass out a certain number of chips to students that are yellow on one side and red on the other. If you don't have these chips, you can use lima beans and paint them red on one side and yellow on the other.
The students shake the chips in their hands or a cup, then let them fall onto a surface.
The students then record the number of chips that landed with the red side up and the number of chips that landed yellow side up. Their addend should equal the total number of chips that were given to them for the activity.
Skills: Addition, conceptual addition, counting.