Turning simple equations into "stories" makes it easier for children to understand, and gives them strategies for thinking through their work or tackling problems in the future. Here are 4 worksheets of addition stories for adding within 10.
Addition Stories Worksheets
Solve some simple addiiton problems (up to 10) to help Father Christmas find his lost key! This puzzle is so much fun that the kids won't even realise they are practising their maths skills too...
For these puzzles, or "challenges", the children have to find 18 addition problems within the grid, either horizontally or vertically, circle them and write the problems below. We've provided 2 examples on each grid to get them started.