# What is a ten frame in kindergarten math?

## What is a ten frame in kindergarten math?

Ten-Frames are two-by-five rectangular frames into which objects like counters can be placed to show numbers less than or equal to ten. They’re a common teaching tool for LKS1 Maths students and are often used to develop children’s number sense within the context of ten.

## How does a ten frame help you subtract?

Subtraction within ten The first stage of learning subtraction using ten frames is for numbers less than 10, for example 7 – 2 = 5. The important thing when mapping from ten frames to the number bond is to see where to place the two numbers, i.e. 7 and 2, on the number bond circles.

**How do you show your work in a ten frame?**

To use a ten frame, begin with showing your child a blank ten frame. Add one counter and then count together. Add two counters and then count together. Continue adding counters until you reach ten.

**What is a math ten frame?**

Ten-Frames are two-by-five rectangular frames into which counters are placed to illustrate numbers less than or equal to ten, and are therefore very useful devices for developing number sense within the context of ten.

### How do you do a ten frame in math?

### What does ten frames mean In addition and subtraction?

One ten frame represents the tens and the other ten frame represents the ones. Addition and Subtraction – Ten frames are also great for teaching kids how to add and subtract.

**Why do you use ten frames for counting?**

Counting – Using ten frames for counting can help kids to develop one-to-correspondence. It also helps them to develop an understanding of a “ten”. Place Value – I often put the ten frames in a vertical orientation to teach kids about teen numbers and place value.

**What do you need to make ten frames?**

Preparation – You’ll need the ten frames printed on white paper and the counters printed on two different colors. You may also need magnetic tape and velcro (hook and loop). How to Make- After you’ve laminated the frames and counters, cut them out.

## How do you do a subtraction in Playdough?

You can choose from subtraction up to 10 or subtraction up to 20. How to Play (playdough version)- Kids need to read the first number in the sum and then make that number of playdough balls. Place the balls on the ten frame. After that the kids need to read the second number in the sum, which tells them how many to “take away”.