Students and teachers can use these Addition and Subtraction flexible story cards for sums and differences that are 0-10. Print multiple sets and use as a small group rotation.
Story problems are a natural way for kids to do math. After a few examples of the correct use of language and the kids make the stories come to life.
I had my Kinders work in partners. 1st student would be the first story teller and the 2nd student would work to solve the problem using manipulative. Then after the problem was solved students would switch jobs.