Subtraction in Kindergarten

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Alessia Albanese
Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
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110 pages
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I love all the math units from Alessia. My students have fun doing the activities and the simple but engaging lesson plans help them grasp the concept of subtraction.
My students loved this resource! It's full of fun activities, which truly helps them grasp the concept of subtraction. They especially loved using bingo daubers in the subtraction booklet!
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  1. This bundle includes all 22 kindergarten math curriculum units. I have designed these units to be hands-on and exciting. I am a big believer in learning through play, and each center I have created encourages students to have fun while learning. I have also included response sheets and worksheets
    Price $95.20Original Price $136.00Save $40.80


This unit is packed with lessons, centers, printables and lots of easy to make hands-on activities that focus on subtraction. Simply add simple math manipulatives such as counters, buttons, or beads and you will have ready to use subtraction activities.

Here's what's included:

- QR Code poster including links to many free online subtraction games and songs

- 2 weeks (10 days) of complete lesson plans including whole group and small group lessons

- subtraction posters

- "Monster Musical Chairs" game

- "Subtraction Stories" -> math problems that focus on numbers 0-10, picture counters included to use on a 10-frame

- "Mystery Pictures" -> count and color the pictures, subtract them and write the numbers

- "5 Little Ducks - Spin and Subtract" -> song and activity

- "Subtract with a Number Line" -> using a number line (0-10 and 0-20 included) students move manipulatives backward according to card

- "What's the Difference?" -> game played like "War"

- "Subtraction Mats" -> 2 mats included (blank and with subtraction sentence), students choose a subtraction sentence and solve it using manipulatives on the mat

- "Squish the Strawberries" -> students form Playdough balls and squish them to solve subtraction sentence

- "Take It Away! Subtraction Booklet" -> cut/paste addition sentence in booklet and use Bingo daubers to show amounts

- "Number Bowling" -> using paper towel rolls, student knock down 'pins' and record on various worksheets

- "Subtracting with 5- and 10-frames" -> students form different ways to subtract using 5- and 10-frames

- "More 5- and 10-frame Fun!" -> add Unifix cubes/counters/buttons to solve these subtraction questions (5-frame, 10-frame and double 10-frame included)

- "Going Fishing" -> choose 2 cards, use manipulatives to solve subtraction question

- "Fold and Solve" -> fold the mats to help visually solve subtraction questions

- ...LOTS of pictures and examples from my classroom!!!

***Please download the PREVIEW to see all that is included in this pack. This pack is appropriate for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grade 1.***

You can also find this in my Kindergarten Math BUNDLE - Centers for the Whole Year pack at a huge savings!


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