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Representing Addition and Subtraction Flowers | Math Centres


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File Type: PDF

Number of pages: 20

File size: 14 MB

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This maths activity is a fun way to develop an understanding of how addition and subtraction can be represented and solved differently.

The final piece is a flower representation of a variety of strategies, resulting in a beautiful maths display for your classroom.

Different versions have been included to support or challenge students where needed. Below we have listed what’s provided.


Addition + Subtraction Flowers Breakdown

SET 1- Two single-digit numbers or a two-digit number + single-digit

Strategies included:

• Number line

• Ten frame

• Draw a picture

• Write a story

• Bridging through 10

• Doubles/Near Doubles

• Counting on / Counting back

• Turnarounds

• Fact Family


Addition + Subtraction Flowers

SET 2 – Two-digit number + two-digit number

Strategies included:

• Column subtraction

• Fact family

• Jump Strategy

• Write a story

• Visual

• Split strategy

• Compensation strategy

• Write a story


What templates are included:

• Teacher guide x 2

• Addition flower x 5 versions

• Addition – Make Your Own Flower

• Subtraction flower x 5 versions

• Subtraction – Make Your Own Flower

• Centre circles

• Blank stems


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Additional information

Grade Level

Year 1 – 2, Year 3 – 4, Year 5 – 6


Addition + Subtraction

Resource Types

Learning Centres, Worksheets / Printables