Number Bonds - Making 20

A number bonds activity for making 20. This Maths activity can support children to learn and practise number bonds to make 20. The activity shows children all of the different number bonds for making twenty. Each number bond has a word problem eg I have twenty cats, 12 of the cats are playing in the garden. How many cats are in the house? Children can solve these problems using objects and pictorial representations and record their number sentence on their whiteboards. The word problems in this activity all start with the teen number so children can gain confidence solving the problems for making 20. Activity could be used as a whole class activity or in small groups.
Aimed at Early Years and Year 1 children.

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Created: Aug 23, 2019

Updated: Sep 17, 2019


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