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Some important concepts kids learn in First Grade:

Numbers and Counting * Addition & Subtraction * 2-D Shapes * Fractions * Place Value * Time * Measurements

In the first engaging activity, kids build addition and subtraction skills!

Instructions:

• Add each pair of numbers in the four corners and write the sum in the empty circle in the middle of the two numbers.

In the picture below, we've added the numbers, 5 and 6, in the top two circles and put the sum of 11 in the empthy circle between them.

• Continue in the same way, adding the remaining pairs of numbers located in the outermost circles of the large square.

As you can see in picture below, we filled in a 13, 11, and 9 in the other three circles after doing the sums of 6 + 7, 5 + 4, and 7 + 4.

• Next, is the subtraction. Subtract the pairs of red numbes in the picture and put the result in the middle circle of each pair.

As seen in picture below, we did the following subtractions: 13 - 11, 11 - 9,  13 - 11, and 11 - 9. We put the results in blue in the circles in the middle of the two numbers subtracted.

• Last but not least, we add the four blue numbers, and put the sum in the circl in the last empty circle in the middle of the four blue numbers.

As seen in picture below, we added 2 + 2 + 2 + 2, and the final result for the puzzle is 8! Mission Accomplished!

If you want to tailor this activity for your studnent's particular level of understanding, you can choose your own four numbers to begin that fill in the four corner circles. We've provided a blank template here, so we've got you covered.

Or you can try some of the ones we've already filled in and see how they work for where your students are.

In first grade, kids will learn to add and subtract numbers up to 30, which means they'll not only deal with one-digit numbers, but also two-digit numbers.

They'll also encounter basic word problems that will model everyday life situations.