Explore different ways to represent the numbers 1 to 10 with this simple puzzle style activity. To create a simple puzzle, simply print, cut and laminate the cards along with the How Many ways sheet. Students match sets of numbers, placing them on the card and creating each number puzzle as they go.
Numbers 1 to 10 are shown in 10 different ways.
• Power of Ten cards,
• Pasta strings,
• Bear manipulatives,
• Lego blocks,
Each element was chosen based on things you can find in the classroom. Puzzles only require 5 cards leaving you free to adapt which cards you use, or to create different sets of puzzles.
Turn it into a game for a bit more fun and engagement. Take turns turning over the cards, with the winner being the first person to complete a set.