Check out this fun and easy way to practice addition and subtraction! Students will have a blast solving equations and using manipulatives to color-code their answers.
This activity is super easy to prep. Just print and laminate or slide in page protectors, add some plastic linking cubes and you're set. You can also punch a hole in the corner and secure them with metal binder rings.
This makes a great morning work station, fast finisher activity, or math center.
This activity includes:
-Teacher friendly directions
-2 "I Can" visual directions pages
-An optional recording sheet
-24 different practice pages
Included are 8 addition pages, 8 subtraction pages, and 8 mixed addition and subtraction pages. To complete the activity, students solve each equation on the card. They compare their answer with the color code at the top of the card. They place a matching color cube on each space to mark the answer.
"I Can" visual directions are included to promote independence. An optional recording sheet is also provided. This activity can be used with or without the recording sheet.
If you like this activity, you may also like this other fun math activity:"It's Hip to Clip: Addition & Subtraction"