Whole Part and Number Bond

    View the Activities

    View all activities for this material or use the filter below to view activities by grade level.
    Click on the activity name to view the full activity details.

    1. Two Parts Makes a Whole

      Have students jump from part to part then to a whole. As they hop to the whole, they will say, “Two parts make a whole.”

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    2. Addition

      Have the students put varying amounts of popsicle sticks on each square that says “part”, count them, and then add them together to make a whole. Making the sum out...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    3. Subtraction

      Have the students put popsicle sticks on the “whole” square and one “part” square. Then, have them subtract the amount of “part” sticks from the “whole” to determine the other...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    4. How Many Combinations?

      Place blocks/sticks in the “whole” square. Have students work together to see how many different combinations of parts they can make to equal the same whole. Continue with many different...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    5. Dice Decide

      Have students roll two dice (the larger the better). Place one of the dice in each “part” on the mat. Have students add together the number of dots on both...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    6. Make Five

      Place a 5 (on a notecard, a printed number card, popsicle sticks, etc.) in the “whole” section on the mat and a number less than 5 in one of the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten

    7. Make Ten

      Place a 10 (on a notecard, a printed number card, popsicle sticks, etc.) in the “whole” section on the mat and a number less than 10 in one of the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    8. Make Twenty

      Place a 20 (on a notecard, a printed number card, popsicle sticks, etc) in the whole part on the mat and a number less than 20 in one of the...READ MORE

      Grade 1

    9. Number Bonds

      Have students practice making different two-digit numbers into parts of tens and ones. For example, place the number 23 on the “whole.” Students then place 20 in one “part” and...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2