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Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers

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Learning about 2-digit numbers can be a delightful adventure, especially when it involves cookies! We are excited to introduce "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers," a free printable activity designed to help Year 1 and Year 2 students master the basics of 2-digit numbers. Download the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" activity for free by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.

What is the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" Activity?

"Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" is an engaging and educational math activity aimed at helping young students understand 2-digit numbers through a fun, hands-on approach. This activity involves matching cookies with MAB blocks to the corresponding 2-digit numbers in a cookie jar.


How Does the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" Activity Work?

  • Preparation:

    • Download and print the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit

    • Numbers" activity sheets. For durability and repeated use, consider laminating the jar and cookies.

    • Each student will need a copy of page 2, which features an empty cookie jar with outlines of cookies inside, each labeled with a 2-digit number.

    • Page 1 contains cookies with MAB blocks representing different 2-digit numbers.

  • Cutting Out the Cookies:

    • Students cut out the cookies from page 1. Each cookie displays a number in the form of MAB blocks.

  • Matching the Cookies:

    • Students match each cookie to the corresponding 2-digit number in the cookie jar on page 2.

    • For example, if a cookie shows 2 tens and 5 ones (representing 25), the student places it in the outline with the number 25 in the cookie jar.

  • Repetition for Mastery:

    • Students can repeat the activity with different sets of numbers to reinforce their understanding of 2-digit numbers.


Benefits of the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" Activity

  • Reinforces Place Value Understanding:

    • By matching MAB blocks to 2-digit numbers, students gain a clear understanding of the place value of each digit.

  • Interactive and Fun:

    • The cookie-themed activity adds an element of fun, keeping students engaged and excited about math.

  • Builds Fine Motor Skills:

    • Cutting and placing the cookies helps students develop fine motor skills alongside their mathematical skills.

  • Versatile Use:

    • Ideal for individual practice, group activities, or math centers, this activity can be used in various classroom settings.


Using the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" Activity in Your Classroom

  1. Individual Practice:

    • Use the activity for individual practice to help students work at their own pace and reinforce their understanding of 2-digit numbers independently.

  2. Group Activities:

    • Incorporate the activity into group lessons where students can collaborate, share their strategies, and learn from one another.

  3. Math Centers:

    • Add the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" activity to your math centers. Students can rotate through the center and complete the activity as part of their math routine.

  4. Homework Assignments:

    • Assign the activity as homework to provide additional practice and reinforce classroom learning at home.

Our "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" activity is a fantastic resource for teaching 2-digit numbers to Year 1 and Year 2 students. By matching MAB blocks to 2-digit numbers in a fun, cookie-themed activity, students gain a deeper understanding of place value while enjoying the learning process. Download the "Cookie Jar - 2 Digit Numbers" activity today by clicking the button below and give your students an exciting new way to practice their math skills!

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