About Make 5! (with fingers)

The goal of this game is to combine fingers on two hands so that they add up to five.

Game Materials

Fingers, Printable Directions

What's the math in this game?

This game focuses on number composition – knowing that two smaller numbers combine to make a larger number. It’s important for children to recognize that a quantity can be shown in different ways, like with fingers, numerals, or dots in different configurations. Playing with quantities in all different forms helps to strengthen this concept.

Download Directions for Make 5! (with fingers)

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To play Copy My Dots (with counters) print these large format dot cards and game board.

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