The Ten Frame Hop
The Ten Frame floor mat offers a kinesthetic opportunity for students to understand numbers. Students benefit from using whole body teaching strategies to develop number sense. It is suitable for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade activities.
What is the Ten Frame?
Kindergarten and 1st grade educators identify the Ten Frame as an important teaching tool for building number sense, teaching addition, subtraction and helping students identify which numbers make ten. This floor mat makes it easy to teach the core principles of the Ten Frame with movement!
Movement-based activities will boost learning comprehension while helping young students develop gross motor skills. Whether using it for math class or during free time, this mat will encourage active learning and collaborative play. Take a look at our activity database for more activities and sensory play to keep your students on their feet.
Materials: Our floor mats are made from heavy-duty vinyl. They are easy to clean, durable, and long-lasting. Some teachers have used their mats for over 10 years!
Dimensions: 54 x 30 inches
Includes: Numbers 1-10
Sample Activity: Make the Number
- Create flashcards with numbers 1-10.
- Show a student a card and have them place the correct number of markers on the mat.
- Repeat several times with different numbers.
- Have them “check” their work by hopping the numbers and counting.
Extension: After making the number, ask them how many squares are empty.