# Making 10's - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - Fluency

In the "Making 10's" lesson, kindergarteners embark on an educational journey to master the foundational math skill of creating sums that equal 10. This lesson is a crucial component of the Fluency chapter within the Counting and Cardinality unit up to 20. Through engaging activities such as the "Find 10 Worksheet," "Make 10 on Your Plate! Worksheet," and the "Make 10 Maze Worksheet," students will explore different combinations that add up to 10. Additionally, they will practice adding numbers together to make 10, reinforcing their understanding and fluency in basic addition.

Learning to make 10 is important for several reasons. Firstly, it lays the groundwork for a stronger understanding of number sense and place value, concepts critical for future math success. Secondly, mastering the skill of making 10 helps students to perform mental math more efficiently, enabling them to quickly solve more complex problems as they progress in their math education. This lesson empowers kindergarteners with the confidence and capability to navigate the world of numbers with ease and enthusiasm, setting a solid foundation for their future mathematical endeavors.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Fluency
Unit: Counting and Cardinality up to 20
Click on any activity below to start learning.
1st
3:00 min
Find 10 Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Make 10 on Your Plate! Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Make 10 Maze Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Add Numbers Together to Make 10
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Find 10 Worksheet

Numbers can be a bit tricky, and your kids will surely realize this as they learn more math. However, there are some simple tips and tricks to learning math that will make the whole thing seem like an easy walk through the park. With constant practice, your children will definitely enjoy math some more. In this worksheet, help your kids count and all the little animals, and then trace a line to the pictures that matches.

• ### Activity 2 / Make 10 on Your Plate! Worksheet

The dishes in this exercise are sure to get your students’ mouths watering, but that is not the aim of this worksheet! In this exercise, there are four different equations. You can get your students interested in the exercise by asking them to identify the fruits in the picture. Then, help them carefully count all the groups of fruit. Count and add the groups, and then help your preschoolers underline the number sentence that matches the picture.

• ### Activity 3 / Make 10 Maze Worksheet

The frog in this worksheet is your child’s friend, and your little one must help him make its way out of the maze. Mazes are a very fun and entertaining way to get your kids to learn. By engaging them with the seemingly difficult task, they get to have fun while doing some real learning. Now, look at this tracing sheet with your kids. Help the frog through the maze by tracing a line through the groups of equations that make 10.

• ### Activity 4 / Add Numbers Together to Make 10 - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to make 10 by adding 2 numbers together.