Summary - Tower in Order
This activity provides students with practice ordering numbers 1 to 10. The activity also teaches students the importance of starting with the largest number on bottom, a concept which can later be applied to basic addition. Make sure you are playing with the students so they can hear and see your instructions.
Summary - Ladder Tower
The main purpose of this activity is to provide students with practice breaking numbers into various parts to reinforce the concept that two smaller numbers can equal a larger number. This activity is also a great opportunity to reinforce stacking the largest number first.
Summary - Tower of Ten
This group activity gives students the opportunity to work together to build a large tower using number combinations that add up to 10. Try to keep the excitement high by encouraging the students to use every block available and stack as high as they can.