Addition Activity - Gingerbread Buttons - Part Part Whole Strategy
This printable packet is also included in a larger 'pack' collection along with 4 other games for early addition strategies - find it HERE
Students will explore part-part-total for addition.
Students can play in pairs within a group.
Students take turns to place buttons on one section of the gingerbread man card. Their partner will place buttons to to show the total.
Together, both students say a number sentence to match - e.g. five and two is seven.
There is no winner, just lots of fun!
- detailed instructions
- gingerbread man addition cards
- a worksheet (either a recording worksheet or a fun-follow-up)
- a cover page to help you organize your resources for future reference
These activity can be used in a structured game rotation program, as math centers or in guided math. Once taught, it also makes a fantastic 'fast-finisher' activities for revision of key concepts.
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