Learning how to add double digit numbers can be difficult for some kids, especially when it comes to understanding why they must start the problem by adding the one’s column first. After all, we read from left to right; it seems natural to do math the same way. Using Base 10 Manipulatives to teach double digit addition gives them a visual of why starting in the right-hand column is so important.
You can easily make your own homemade base 10 manipulatives to help your child work on math at home.
Once you have them made, hop on over to my guest post on Nurture Store to read more about using your own homemade base 10 manipulatives to work on double digit addition! Using homemade base 10 manipulatives to teach double digit addition can also be found in ABC’s & 123’s: 40+ Hands-On Play Activities to Build Letter, Number, and Shape Skills.