$1 Math Center Spotlight: Bedtime Stories

It’s almost time for bed, but first let’s read some bedtime stories! Bedtime Stories will help your students practice adding 10 using ten- frames. Use this center to supplement any standards- based, 1st grade math curriculum! 

Bedtime Stories is a first grade math center that reviews adding 10 with 10-frames.

First Grade Common Core Math Standard: 1.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 20

Directions: It’s almost time for bed, but first let’s read some bedtime stories! Read a story and use the 10 frames to solve the problems. Write your work on a record sheet.

Includes 3 sets of story cards (30 cards total)

This printable center includes:

  • 3 sets of story cards (30 cards total)
  • Directions, storage label, and a record sheet
  • Color and black & white versions to help you save on ink!
Provide manipulatives for a hands-on approach!

How to use this in your classroom:

  1. Assign as an individual, partner, or small-group center!
  2. Engage your students during targeted, small-group instruction!
  3.  Invite students to use when they finish other assignments early!
  4.  Prep your sub plans with ease- called away to a meeting? Unexpected sick day? Your students will love playing this math game individually, in partners/groups, or teacher vs. student on a document camera!
  5.  Fill extra time at the end of a lesson with a meaningful, standards-based activity!
  6.  Print black & white copies to send home with your struggling students for extra practice!

Find this center in the following bundles:

  1. First Grade Math Centers BUNDLE | Addition Strategies
  2. First Grade Math Centers BIG BUNDLE | Addition and Subtraction
  3. First Grade Math Centers MEGA BUNDLE | 50+ Activities and Growing!

Stop by next week for another $1 Math Center Spotlight! More first grade math centers for addition strategies are available here:

Includes 4 printable and 1 digital center.

In case you missed it, check out last week’s math center spotlight about subtraction strategies: Diaper Bag Dash.

Diaper Bag Dash is a first grade math center that reviews using addition to subtract.

Published by Little Owl's Teacher Treats

Erika @ Little Owl’s Teacher Treats believes in creating warm, engaging classroom environments that are inclusive of all students. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University in 2008, and a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, K-6 from Western Governors University in 2016. She also studied Reading Education at the graduate level at the University of Pittsburgh. Erika taught 5th grade for a year, but she found her true calling teaching first grade for eight years.

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