This super fun activity is a great way to teach the concept of doubles facts to 1st and 2nd graders. It allows students to be creative while learning a strategy that helps build number sense and basic math skills. This Doubles Facts Ice Cream Cone handout aligns with Common Core Math Standards in that it extends and builds fluency with addition and encourages students to represent and solve problems involving addition and eventually subtraction.
“Curious George Goes to an Ice Cream Shop” by Margret and H.A. Rey is a
fantastic book to read to students to activate their creative thinking in
order to create yummy looking, doubles facts filled ice cream cones.
Included in this activity are:
1 grading rubric
1 student instruction handout
1 teacher model handout that can be used as a way to differentiate instruction
1 student ice cream cone handout
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