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Cookie Jar Addition

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Are you searching for a deliciously fun way to reinforce addition skills with your young learners? Look no further than "Cookie Jar Addition" – an engaging and interactive resource designed to make math practice a treat! Perfect for kindergarten, year 1, and year 2 students, this free activity combines hands-on learning with tasty visuals to create an irresistible learning experience. Let's

explore how "Cookie Jar Addition" can sweeten your math lessons and inspire student success!

What is "Cookie Jar Addition"?

"Cookie Jar Addition" is a delightful resource aimed at kindergarten, year 1, and year 2 students who are learning about addition. This versatile activity invites students to practice their addition skills while having fun sorting and matching cookies to the correct cookie jars. With colorful visuals and engaging tasks, "Cookie Jar Addition" transforms math practice into an exciting culinary adventure!

How to Use "Cookie Jar Addition"

  1. Preparation: Start by printing and laminating the cookie jars and cookies provided in the resource. Each cookie jar features a number at the top, representing the target sum for addition. The cookies display various addition sums, such as 2 + 2 or 1 + 3.

  2. Activity Setup: Mix up the cookies and distribute them to students. Encourage students to examine each cookie and solve the addition sum written on it.

  3. Problem-Solving: Students use their addition skills to determine the correct sum for each cookie. Once they have solved the addition problem, they place the cookie into the cookie jar with the matching sum at the top.

  4. Extension Activities: For an extra challenge, encourage students to create their own addition sums using the cookies and cookie jars. They can trade cookies with classmates and solve each other's addition problems.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Addition Fluency: Through repeated practice with addition sums, students develop fluency and confidence in their addition skills, enabling them to solve problems efficiently.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: "Cookie Jar Addition" encourages students to apply problem-solving strategies as they analyze addition sums and determine the correct solutions.

  • Visual Representation: The visual representation of addition problems using cookies and cookie jars helps students develop a deeper understanding of addition concepts and relationships.

 

Key Benefits of "Cookie Jar Addition"

  • Engagement: The appealing visuals and hands-on nature of the activity capture students' attention and keep them actively engaged in learning.

  • Reinforcement: By providing immediate feedback as students match cookies to the correct jars, "Cookie Jar Addition" reinforces addition concepts and encourages mastery.

  • Differentiation: This resource can be easily adapted to meet the needs of diverse learners, allowing for differentiation through the selection of addition sums and extension activities.

 

Access Your Free Resource Today

Ready to add some sweetness to your math lessons? Click the button below to download your free copy of "Cookie Jar Addition" from Smart Boarding School and transform math practice into a scrumptious adventure of learning and discovery!

At Smart Boarding School, we're committed to providing educators with innovative resources that inspire and empower students to succeed. Join us in making math fun and delicious with "Cookie Jar Addition."

Let's crunch, munch, and add together!

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