Precut an assortment of colors and sizes of hearts for students to use to make their animal. (hearts not included in unit) After students have made their heart animal, they will describe it in a math story.
My dog has 4 red hearts.
My dog has 5 pink hears.
My dog has 9 hearts in all.
4 + 5 = 9
Use the different paper depending on your students’ ability. Blank paper and paper with sentence starts are available.