Have your students learn to compose and decompose number 5 by using this simple activity mat. Included are the activities in English and in Spanish.This skill will be used when you begin addition and subtraction later in the year, as well as recalling this skill when using fact families such as 3+2=5 or 2+3=5 or 5-2=3 or 5-3=2. Your students will be practicing composing and decomposing by writing down the combinations of numbers used compose number 5 on a practice activity sheet. Included is also a Composing Number 5 booklet. It can also be used for struggling students in 1st grade too.