Addition Activities and Centers for Pre-K & Kindergarten

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Addition in a Pre-K and Kindergarten classroom is filled with manipulatives and hands-on learning as we help our students understand the concept of what addition is. That’s why this pack of Addition Activities and Centers for Pre-K and Kindergarten is perfect for your classroom. These activities are engaging for your students and low-prep for you!

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Grab these Addition Activities and Centers for Pre-K and Kindergarten for some engaging, hands-on learning fun in the classroom!

Addition Activities and Centers

After building strong number sense, the next skill Pre-K and Kindergarten kiddos work on is addition.

Having a strong addition foundation is extremely important! Math fact fluency affects student performance in other math skills later in their education. If children don’t know basic math facts, it is hard for them to learn more complex skills.

That’s why I love that my students get so excited to practice their math facts with these addition activities.

Use hands-on manipulatives like beads to model addition sentences with the addition cards.

What’s Included?

This resource is full of activities to help your Pre-K and Kindergarten students with addition (sums to 5 and 10). With over 170 pages of activities that are low-prep for you and super fun for your students, you will love this resource!

These addition activities are NOT themed to any specific holiday or month, so you can use them any time of the year.

But if you’re looking for themed centers to add to your teacher toolbox, I have a great bundle of Themed Math and Literacy Centers that you will love!

Check out a few of the activities in this addition resource pack below…

Cupcake Sprinkle Sums

This Cupcake Sprinkle Sums activity will have your kids begging to practice addition.

Students get to add “sprinkles” to cupcakes in this fun and simple addition game. They roll the dice and build the addition sentence on the cupcake frosting by drawing sprinkles, then record their equations.

In Cupcake Sprinkle Sums, students roll the dice and build the addition sentence on the cupcake, then record their equations!

Print and laminate the recording sheets for sturdiness, and use them for years to come! Give your students dry erase markers to draw on their sprinkles and write their equations.

Domino Hunt

My students love this Domino Hunt addition game, and it couldn’t be easier to prep for your centers or small groups. Simply print out the domino sorting mats (I like to laminate them), and have students sort dominoes by their sum!

You can play this a couple of different ways. Students can hunt for a specific domino sum (ie. look for all the dominoes that add to equal 5), or you can line up the sorting mats for different sums and have students sort all of the dominoes onto the correct mat.

For Domino Hunt, ismply print out the domino sorting mats and have students sort dominoes by their sum!

Don’t have dominoes? Don’t worry! I have included a printable dominoes sheet with this activity.

Stack It!

Stack It is a fun and low-prep addition activity. Kiddos will use unifix cubes and build the number sentences on the Stack It mat to solve.

Students can use unifix cubes and build the number sentences on the Stack It mat to solve.

There are two levels of play included. Students can build sums to 5 or 10, so differentiation is a breeze!

Even More Activities!

These are just a few of the activities included in the Addition Activities and Centers pack. But there’s more!

This resource pack of addition activities also includes a fun pocket chart addition sort.

Take a peek at the rest of the activities in this amazing pack of resources:

  • Addition Cards (for 4 different manipulatives – beads, links, cubes, bricks)
  • Pocket Chart Addition Sort
  • Cupcake Addition Cards
  • Teddy Bear Addition (sums to 10)
  • Puppy Paws Addition (sums to 5)
  • Gumball Addition Mats
  • Black and white copies of every activity!
Grab unifix cubes and these addition cards to model and solve equations.

This pack will have your kiddos mastering addition skills!

Grab Your Copy

Ready to grab these incredible Addition Activities and Centers for your Pre-K and Kindergarten classroom? Click the big, yellow button at the bottom of this post!

If you love these addition activities, you will definitely want to grab our Pre-K and Kindergarten Centers by Skill BUNDLE! This incredible bundle includes the Addition Activities and Centers as well as 14 other math and literacy packs that will help you rock your centers.

Of course you could purchase each pack separately, but if you grab this amazing bundle you can save BIG!

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