Also available in my bundle: Elf Week! A Bundle of Elf- Themed Activities
Check out the preview for an up-close look. A great addition to any subtraction, holiday, or elf- themed unit!
Ernie the Elf is hungry, and cookies happen to be his favorite food! Students will love this hands-on subtraction activity about a mischievous elf on the search for cookies. This file includes 39 word problem cards for take-away and missing difference situations.
This activity also includes cookie manipulatives that students can use to act out the subtraction situations, and an activity sheet for recording work. There are student-friendly directions and "I Can" statements that you can display if you are using this as a math station! I created two "I Can" pages; 1 with Common Core State Standards for first grade, and 1 without the standards. This activity aligns with standards:
Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems...
Add and subtract within 20…
You can also purchase this activity in my Elf- Themed Math Activities Bundle. See all of my Elf- Themed Math Activities here:
1) Elf- Themed Math Activities: Bundle
2) Cookies from the North Pole: Elf- Themed Making 10 Activities
3) The Hungry Elf: A Subtraction Activity
4) Ernie's Cookies: A Subtraction Activity
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