Book activities are always a fun way to learn! This Monster Teeth Addition Game is a hands-on activity that will help your kids to practice identifying numbers, counting, and adding after reading their favorite monster story.
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Monster Teeth Addition Game:
Book-inspired activities are a great way to extend the learning and add more to your storytime.
This addition game is a fun resource to add to your Halloween lesson plans or just an interactive activity to do after reading your favorite monster story.
Getting Ready To Play The Monster Teeth Addition Game:
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- Monster Addition Mat
- Recording Sheet
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Laminator and Laminating Pouches
- Candy Corn
- Dry Erase Marker
To prepare this book-inspired activity, click on the pencil below to automatically download and print the mat and recording sheet.
I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.
Next. laminate the mat or place it in a dry erase pocket, so your kids can reuse this activity over and over.
For the monster’s teeth, your kids can also use play dough, pipe cleaners, or any other small manipulative. They can also draw the teeth using a dry erase marker.
How To Play The Monster Teeth Addition Game:
To begin playing this book-inspired addition game, your kids will roll a die and identify the number.
Next, they will count that number of candy corn pieces and put them in the monster’s mouth for its teeth.
Your children will then write that number in the first box.
Next, your kids will roll again and identify the number. They will count that number of candy corn pieces and place them in the monster’s mouth.
Your children will write the number in the second box.
Finally, they will add the two numbers together and write the sum in the third box.
Your kids can also write the problem and answer on the recording sheet.
This Monster Teeth Addition Game is a fun, book-inspired activity that will help your kids practice recognizing numbers, counting, and adding after reading their favorite monster story.
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