This game for practicing ten more/ten less comes from the wonderful book, Common Core Math in Action (K-2), by Catherine Jones Kuhns and Marrie Lasater. Kuhns is also the author of a terrific book on activities for combinations to 10. Check out this blog post for a game from that book.
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Tonight’s game is Row, Row, Row by Ten. It’s easy to make and the kids will love playing it. Basically, the kiddos start on the top row of the 120 chart. They spin the spinner. If they spin a +10, they move to the number that is 10 more. If they spin a -10—you guessed it—they move to the number that is 10 less. The winner is the first player to reach the bottom of the chart.
Package it all up in a gallon plastic bag (trim a little off the 120 chart for it to fit), and throw it in a workstation. Click on this link to grab your freebie. Enjoy! 🙂