Scoop and Add: Joining Addition Activity

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Research and Play
Grade Levels
PreK - K
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"Grab" your students' attention with this fun way to practice joining groups and addition! Use any kind of objects for your students to scoop up, place on the Adding Mat, then join. They will love playing this over and over!

This resource includes:

Adding Mat for making and counting two groups of objects

Recording Sheet for writing addition sentences using the two groups

Here are some materials you can give your students to scoop:






-Pattern blocks

-Mini erasers


-Anything small from your Counting Collections !

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Want more scoop activities? Check out these:

Scoop and Sort: Tens and Ones

Scoop and Subtract: Taking Away

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Total Pages
4 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.


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