Beginning Math - Addition

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Length of Time
30 minutes

This lesson plan consists of beginning addition problems for kindergarten students.


Students will learn:
To add problems by looking at the objects

Materials Needed

You will need the math worksheet that I have provided
You can also use objects such as balls to show students the math problems
Students will need pencils and erasers


First, you will show the students how to add by giving them examples.

Take out four balls. Put two balls in one group and two more balls in another group. Show the students that 2 balls + 2 balls = 4 balls. After that, you can give them another example or two.

Then you can copy the worksheet so that each student can have one. After they have completed their worksheets, you can collect them and grade them. Math Worksheet

1. 1 ball + 2 balls = _______________

2. 2 balls + 2 balls = ______________

3. 3 balls + 2 balls = ______________

4. 1 ball + 1 ball = ________________

5. 1 ball + 0 balls = _______________

6. 4 balls + 1 ball = _______________

7. 4 balls + 2 balls = ______________

8. 4 balls + 3 balls = ______________

9. 2 balls + 3 balls = ______________

10. 3 balls + 3 balls = ______________

Variation: You can use the same problems by using different objects.


You can grade the students on the number correct out of total possible.

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