Strategy Tip: Encourage the children to solve the answer aloud to the group. Below are some teacher-tested and student-approved activities to support fluency with the doubles facts.
What you need: Fundamentals Double Up Game Board, counters, 1 cube labeled 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 What you do: As the children play the game, Ask questions such as What numbers on the number cube could you double to give you an answer less than 13?
The key to this concrete experience is allowing children to see the numbers as quantities rather than symbols. What you need: A building and outdoor area What you do: Take the children on a learning walk around the school and outdoor areas.
Below are some teacher-tested and student-approved activities to support fluency with the doubles facts. For example, they may see two front tires and two back tires on a car to equal four. About the author Jessica Bobo Jessica Bobo is an outspoken advocate for early childhood education.