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Subject: Mathematics

#1790. Adding with cookies&kids(also can be used w/ multiplication)

Mathematics, level: Elementary
Posted Fri Jun 9 21:33:13 PDT 2000 by J. S (starskater31@aol.com).
, N.Y
Materials Required: 20 students=approx. 20 cookies for one round of the game , chalkboard, chalk(or flash cards)
Activity Time: It can last anywhere from 10 min.-whenever
Concepts Taught: ADDING, MULTIPLICATION

1. Students form two lines
2. They stand in front of a table(with two cookies on it), one for each child in the front of the line at the time...
3. write an addition problem on the blackboard(EX:2+5=)
4. When they are both finished writing the answer that they chose, they say there answers. The child who gets the correct answer, eats a cookie.
5. The child who gets the problem wrong takes there answer and counts down the line that they were in until they reach the # of the answer that they got. That child, eats the cookie.

EX:

Cookie Cookie

2+1=
Jenny Seth
ANSWER:4 Answer:3
Bobby 1 Mary
Jake 2 Jessy
Cassy 3 Lisa
Maria 4-Jennys answer, Maria gets cookie

It ends up that Seth and Maria get a cookie...It is hard to explain, if you need a further explanation, you can e-mail me. It is really exciting for the children, try it!
*MAKE SURE THAT IN THE END, EVERY CHILD HAS HAD ATLEAST ONE COOKIE!!!
(IF THEY WON AT ALL OR NOT, FAIRNESS IS IMPORTANT!!) HAHA.