Snapping Numbers! Composing and Decomposing Numbers

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Kindergarten Smorgasboard
Grade Levels
K - 1st
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100 pages
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his hands-on unit was created to introduce students to composing and decomposing numbers. These activities use a very specific type of blocks, but you could also use snap cubes. These activities can easily be differentiated to meet the needs of all students.


  • Practice Pages
  • Number Building Cards (addition equations)
  • Towers of Blocks (making 10)
  • I Can Add Numbers (emergent reader)
  • The Story of a Number (composing and decomposing)
  • Number Puzzles

Watch a quick Video Preview here: SNAPPING NUMBERS VIDEO PREVIEW!

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Total Pages
100 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.
Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.


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