With the holiday season slowing down, as educators we like to keep the momentum and excitement going with fun filled, seasonal activities that also strengthen important math skills. Bring the Valentine’s Day fun with this free Heart Addition math mat! It is great, hands-on math practice for Kindergarten and 1st Grade!
*Pair with our Valentine’s Day Centers & Activities for Pre-K/Kindergarten!
Heart Addition Math Mat
Being that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I love to prepare my lessons by including a variety of heart-themed activities like this heart addition math mat. It is an easy-prep, hands-on activity that my students love! I know yours will too!
The children get to practice adding 2 numbers while using the foam hearts as a visual representation of the equation.
I found these adorable foam hearts at my local dollar store. But candy hearts, heart beads, or any other heart shaped manipulative works great too!
- foam hearts, heart candy, or any heart shaped manipulative
- dry erase marker and eraser
- Heart Addition math mat (download below)
How to Play
Start by rolling two dice.
Using a dry erase marker, write the math equation in the squares on your math mat printable.
Build the equation with the heart manipulatives and solve!
I love to create unique ways for my students to learn while also having fun! With these heart addition math mats, they are counting, writing, and adding. What a wonderful opportunity for learning!
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Ready for some fun, heart-themed addition practice? Grab this free Valentine’s Day printable math mat by clicking the large, yellow download button below!
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