This handout is a great tool to use with your students to encourage them to work out any addition or subtraction problem step-by-step. At the top of the paper they will write the equation. At the bottom they will make it, using sticks or any manipulative, and draw it. Finally, they will write their answer in the middle of the page where it is easy to find! This handout may be useful with any word problem or written equation of your choice!