Make teaching counting, adding and subtracting easy and fun with these seven story mats and accompanying manipulative cards!
This set allows you to teach adding and subtracting in a concrete, hands-on way. Teachers can model telling addition and subtraction stories with the mats. Sets can also be used by students in math stations to tell their own stories.
These mats are also perfect for number recognition and counting sets! Students choose a number card, name it and count out the corresponding number of manipulatives on their mat.
There are seven mats and manipulative cards that are included in the set:
Space ship with aliens
Birthday cake with candles
Race track with race cars
Pizza pan with pizza slices
Plate with cookies or cupcakes
Pond with fish or frogs
Forest with four different sets of forest animals
The set also includes number cards (0-23) as well as addition, subtraction and equal signs to manipulate.
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Key words: addition, subtraction, counting, space ship, race track, forest animals, birthday cake, pizza, cupcakes, pond