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Using tens frames


Over the next couple of days we are going to again look at combining two groups together, as we have been doing with our 'part part whole' model. However this time we are going to use a 'tens frame' to help us to do this. Before using a tens frame in tomorrow's activity, it is important to know how to use a tens frame. Below I have attached a video for you to have a look at, which will tell you all about using a tens frame. Watch the video and practise using a tens frame as you go. I have also attached a tens frame and some counters that you could use if you would like to print one off. If you don't have access to a printer, you could ask a grown up to carefully draw one for you, and then you could grab some of your own counters! It could be anything from Lego bricks, to pasta pieces! Have a go and see how you get on with your tens frame, and tomorrow you will have an activity that will involve using these tens frames! yes

Ten Frame Introduction for Kindergarten and First Graders

In this video your kindergartner or first grader will recognize how many counters are in the ten frame. The goal with this type of exercise is the ability ...

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