Subtracting with Tens Frames Math Center--Subtracting Snowballs

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Krista Mahan Teaching Momster
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With this center, your students can practice their subtraction skills (1-10) using a tens frames. Game board, game pieces, and recording sheets are included.

Students will:
Spin the spinner
Cover that number of spaces on your game board
Use the tens frame to write a subtraction number sentence.
Record your number sentence on your recording sheet.
Color the snowballs on your recording sheet to match your game card.

Teacher Directions:
Print and laminate Game Board for durability
(two copies are included—one in color, one in black/white).

Print, cut, and laminate blue snowball game pieces for durability (alternatively, you could use any type of counters or beans that would fit in the tens frame on the game board).

Cut out spinner arrow (alternatively, students could use a pencil and paper clip as a spinner arrow if you so choose).

Print a recording sheet for each student.

If you like this product, you may want to check out my other subtraction centers using tens frames!
Subtracting with Tens Frames Math Center--Bouncing Basketballs
Subtracting with Tens Frames Math Center—Flying Footballs
Subtracting with Tens Frames Math Center—Missing Mittens
Subtracting with Tens Frames Math Center—Kids
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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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