Teacher Mama: 8 Fun Ways to Teach Number Bonds {After School Linky}

8 Fun Ways to Teach Number Bonds

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I was so excited to find so many great ideas for teaching number bonds this week that I collected my favorites to share with you all.  Hope you find something you like!

Colored Paper Number Bonds


My teaching partner discovered this idea from You Might Be a First Grader.

Number Bond Bracelets


This is another way to make number bonds fun from Ashley Klein on Teachers Pay Teachers. Use a pipe cleaner and beads to create number bonds and then use her handy recording sheets to write down the math facts.

Number Bond Card Game

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This is our own Number Bond Card Game— a simple and fun way to practice number bonds with a friend.

T-Shirt Number Bonds with a FREE Download

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Love this idea from The Kindergarten Center.  Use clothes pins, a numbered “t-shirt” and a hanger to practice making number bonds.

Hula Hoop Number Bonds


How awesome is this idea from Tunstall’s Teaching Tidbits? Use pool noodles and a hula hoop to create and practice number bonds.

FREE Number Bond/Fact Family Printable

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Once students really know their number bonds, try using this FREE printable from Boy Mama Teacher Mama to write the related fact families.

Paper Chain Number Bonds


I can’t seem to find a link to the creator of this idea. I found it on Pinterest. I love the idea of using colored paper chains to make number bonds. If anyone knows whose picture this is, please email me so I can give the proper credit!

FREEBIE Number Bond Practice Papers

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I love these free number bond practice sheets from Smedley’s Smorgasboard.  Please visit the link for downloading directions.

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9 thoughts on “Teacher Mama: 8 Fun Ways to Teach Number Bonds {After School Linky}

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  4. I found this post from another of your posts: every host from this linky part is just amazing!! I keep finding posts and adding them to our Afterschool schedule. We have been using 3 Dinosaurs Ways to make… Printable s and I think he is ready to start expanding with more ways to make bonds. Just in time! Thank you for sharing!

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