Adding with Tens Frames Math Center--Piles of Pencils

Grade Levels
K - 1st
Formats Included
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With this center, your students can practice their addition skills (1-10) using a tens frames. Game board, game pieces, and recording sheets are included.

Students will:
Spin the purple spinner.
Cover that number of spaces on your game board with purple pencils.
Spin the pink spinner.
Cover that number of spaces on your game board with pink pencils.
Use the tens frame to write an addition number sentence.
Record your number sentence on your recording sheet.
Draw and color pencils on your recording sheet to match your game card.

Teacher Directions:
Print and laminate Game Board for durability
(two copies are included—one in color, one in black/white).

Print, cut, and laminate the pencil game pieces for durability

Cut out spinner arrow (alternatively, students could use a pencil and paper clip as a spinner arrow if you so choose).

Print a recording sheet for each student. Two styles are included. On the first copy, blank pencils are included so students only need to color them in, but they will need to cross out any that are not used. The second copy includes blank tens frames for students to draw and color the pencils.

If you like this product, you may want to check out my other addition centers using tens frames!
Adding with Tens Frames Math Center—Heaps of Hearts
Adding with Tens Frames Math Center—How Many Hoops?
Adding with Tens Frames Math Center--Many, Many Mittens
Adding With Tens Frames Math Center—Football Fun!

I hope you and your students love this center! To find more like this one, please visit my TPT store. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.

All work, copyrighted to 2014

Graphics included in this bundle are from:
Dancing Crayon Designs
Zip-a-Dee-Do-Dah Designs
Creative Clips
Ashley Hughes
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