A number bond is a mental picture of the relationship between a number and the parts that combine to make it. The concept of number bonds is very basic, yet an important foundation for understanding how numbers work. The allow students to visually understand that a whole thing is made up of parts.
There are 10 pages that give students the opportunity to work with numbers 6-12. The sheets can be used as guided practice, independent practice, homework or as a center activity. There It is designed to help students develop that visual understanding of how number work as well as an introduction into commutative property for addition .