We all know the song about five little monkeys jumping on the bed, right? Some fall off and bump their head! But how many?? Spin the spinner and subtract to find out!
Your kids will have a barrel of monkeys envisioning the events of this popular song, all while building their subtraction fluency and representing their mathematical thinking in a variety of ways. Students will express their understanding of subtraction through number bonds, number lines, drawing pictures, story-telling, singing and writing equations.
And why stop at five monkeys? Spin and subtract monkeys jumping off the bed from five all the way up to 10! So much fun, it won’t even feel like math!
Materials are available in both B&W and color. Simply print and play.
Perfect for math centers, assessments, homework, individual seat work, or intervention. Laminate the color version and use it over and over as a Write-and-Wipe activity.
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Monkey Math Subtraction - Representing Subtraction in a Variety of Ways
by Prince Padania
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