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Tons of number sense activities and lessons for the kindergarten and first grade classroom. These games provide meaningful practice to develop number sense.

Comparing Numbers: Building Number Sense in Kindergarten and First Grade! Plenty of hands-on games and activities that have students identifying, ordering, and comparing numbers

Wonderful way to introduce and practice addition with preschoolers or kindergarten students.

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Little Minds at Work: I love this idea of using die cut hands to work on addition and subtraction. Love this idea for some of my kids that have to use their fingers

Addition and Subtraction Sorting. From "Landon Gray's Math Center Sorting" thefirstgradeparade.blogspot.com. Teaches addition, subtraction, sorting, and number sense.

I could totally do this with money-- dollars on a pumpkin then popsicle sticks with bills and coins that add up to the amount. Addition/subtraction sorting - child needs to determine which sticks add up to the number on the bucket.

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-March -Math addition -This activity gives children the ability to be hands on with the concept of addition or even subtraction

Fishing Math Game for Kids (using magnets and foam) w/ 3 FREE printables! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Fishing Math Game with Free Printables

Kindergarten Math Curriculum. Great ideas for teaching students basic math facts. {Lane and I have been using colored Popsicle sticks to add and subtract and he would also make patterns as he was laying them out lol! ~Kari} | best stuff

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

Writing number sentences using water bottle caps. Must save water bottle caps.

Use water bottle lids for math center. You can get water bottle lids from upcycle places :-) good idea for multiplication facts!

Have students show different numbers using clothes hangers and clothespins. You can use 2 different color clothespins so that students see the relation to 5 or 10.

Clothespin Math on a clothes hanger! Easy to make, and self explanatory. I'm thinking a wire clothes hanger would work better, so the clothes pins are easy to slide back and forth (almost like an abacus).

Our Fun Homeschool: Number Line Jumping

Our Fun Homeschool: Number Line Jumping--Great for teaching counting on, addition and subtraction and greater than/less than

Number Puzzles (Numbers 1 - 9 Included). Cut out, cut up and play!

Number Puzzles (Numbers 1 - 9 Included)

Love these number guys as a formative assessment of number representation

Nifty Numbers {Numbers 1-10}

Love these number guys! I would create them as a class in math meeting and hang as anchor charts for each number.