Addition With the Stamp Game

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Addition With the Stamp Game
Math - Arithmetical Operations
SG SA 5.JPG
Level Primary
Age 5+
Prerequisites Understanding of Decimal System
Static Addition With Golden Beads
Dynamic Addition With Golden Beads
Materials Stamp Game set
addition equation cards
pencil
green pencil
blue pencil
red pencil
math problem paper
divider (stick, pencil, string, or ruler)

This activity lets the child practice addition at a higher level of abstraction.

Presentations[edit]

Static Addition[edit]

  1. Take the material to a table.
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  2. Write out a problem.
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  3. Lay out the first addend.
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  4. Lay out the divider under the first addend.
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  5. Lay out the second addend.
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  6. Move the divider out of the way.
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  7. Slide the addends together.
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  8. Count the stamps beginning with the units.
    Record the answer for each place value as the stamps are counted.
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Dynamic Addition[edit]

  1. Dynamic addition is begun the same way as static addition.
    Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 1.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 2.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 3.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 4.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 5.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 6.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 7.JPG
  2. When it is time to count the units, stop when you have counted 10.
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  3. Stack the 10 units, and exchange them for 1 ten. Place it in the tens column.
    Count the remaining units and record the answer on the paper.
    Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 9.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 10.JPG
  4. Count the tens stamps and stop when you get to 10.
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  5. Stack the 10 tens, and exchange them for 1 hundred. Place it in the hundreds column.
    Count the remaining tens and record the answer on the paper.
    Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 12.JPG Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 13.JPG
  6. Count the hundreds stamps and stop when you get to 10.
    Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 14.JPG
  7. Stack the 10 hundreds, and exchange them for 1 thousand. Place it in the thousands column.
    Count the remaining hundreds and record the answer on the paper.
    Stamp Game Dynamic Addition 15.JPG
  8. Count the thousands and record the answer on the paper.
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Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

Variations and Extensions[edit]

Material[edit]

Make Your Own[edit]

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