Unifix cubes are a concrete representation of addition/number bonds. Building the bond with the Unifix cubes is what develops number sense. Great use for flash cards instead of looking for just memorization
Math Play: 20 Minutes a Day. Can we encourage math play for early childhood the same way we encourage 20 minutes of reading per day? Imagine the authentic number sense that we would develop in our children.
These are great-- I will use them this upcoming school year! Bohaty's Kindergarten Kingdom variety of math station activities I like: number pockets -- match numeral and dots number chain -- numeral order number tic-tac-toe -- number aware
Begin teaching NUMBER BONDS by using Use paper chains in different colours ti demonstrate. To the tune of Row Row Row your boat 9 and 1 are number bonds 8 and 2 are friends 7 and 3 6 and 4 5 and 5 are twins. Later, have them show it different ways.