# Subtraction for Kindergarten

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Objectives: Learning and practising regrouping Print examples of regrouping in student math journals Learn term names: minuend take away subtrahend equals difference/answer (for subtraction) and addend plus addend equals sum/answer (for addition) Materials for each group … View Full Lesson →

Are your children or students big fans of Pete the Cat books like we are? If so, you'll love this math game for kids based on the book, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons!

Writing reviews, subtraction strategies, & more! Well, this momma is full swing back into teaching mode! My first graders and I are getting used to one another again and trying to continue our learning without skipping a beat. It is an interesting transition to come back after maternity leave. My classroom was in someone else’s […]

Oh, my, where does the time go???? I was on a blogging roll and then.....crickets! LOL. What can I say? Soccer season has begun! Today, I found some time to get crafty! I went to my favorite store...Dollar Tree and found these goodies. How much do you LOVE these erasers???? The little earths will go perfect with my Earth Day Sums of 10 freebie. Just so you know, there are 9 earths, buses, apples, and check marks, but only 3 rainbow stars - and I bought them for the rainbow stars. The plastic…

Hi guys! Today I'm sharing my subtraction lesson plans & activities from this year. I hope this can give you some ideas for planning your subtraction unit! Day 1: On the first day we introduce the word "subtraction" and define it as "when you take away from a number and get a smaller number". I also introduce these 2 subtraction sentences: ___ take away ___ is ___ & ___ - ___ = ___ Then we watched the "5 Little Monkeys" video on BusSongs.com: and we practiced the ___ take away ___ is…

Addition and subtraction anchor chart in kindergarten - used made-up Whole Brain gestures with the add/subtract defitions of each.

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Fruit Loops and Subtraction! If your students need a motivation for learning subtraction then this is what you need.

I am linking up again with Krista over at Teaching Momster for her Math Madness Wednesday Linky. Her topic this week is subtraction tips and tricks. One of my favorite apps for subtraction is called "Math Puppy" The free version of this app works on subtraction skills. The students find the subtraction answer to make a Bingo. My students use this app along with the hundreds chart to find the answer. It is a super cute app and my students love it... they begged me to download it onto all the…

After the thrills of Disneyland, it felt great to sit on the beach for a day. Nick wanted to explore Redondo Beach, so off we set. It was only about an hour away from Claremont, and the drive out was pleasant. The drive back ... in traffic ... following our friend's GPS that had us go on five different freeways ... took a little longer. (Note: we really liked the GPS—it made it easy to find our way back to their house when we'd been out exploring. It just had us go on a lot of freeways.)…

A terrific way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Really good for borrowing and carrying!

Easter Egg math facts. Fun way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication... anything!