Thursday, October 27, 2016

Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving Addition Freebie!

Hi, Teaching Friends!

Gardens need weeding, houses need cleaning, teaching resources need revising! Recently I've been working a lot on looking through some of my resources created in previous years and giving them mini-makeovers - fonts, graphics, and more!

This little set of nine Thanksgiving math games needed quite a makeover. In fact, it kind of turned into a do-over!

I love games that require our students to do MORE thinking. Solve-and-sort games are a good example of that. Solve-and-sorts are games where students think (for instance, add three numbers) and then think again (determine whether the sum of the three numbers is more or less than ten).

Here's an example of a Turkey in the Pot solve-and-sort for representations of even numbers.

Players take turns determining the number that the picture represents and then deciding whether the number is even. If it is even, the card goes into the turkey pot. If it's not even, the player keeps the card. When all of the cards have been used, the player who is left with the most cards wins the game.

* In its earlier version, each game had 16 cards.  What was I thinking???  There are now 32 cards for each game - more opportunities for practice, and now suitable for use with more players, making these games even better for your math centers and small groups.

The nine games in this set address these skills:

* Addition facts through ten
* Subtraction facts through ten
* Comparing numbers
* Combinations of ten
* Recognizing odd and even numbers
* Counting by fives
* Representing numbers as tens and ones
* Three addends

You can see the whole set of Turkey in the Pot games here.

If you already own this set, please take a moment to log into your TpT account, go to your "My Purchases" page, and download the update (at no charge, of course!)

Would you like to try a free game for sums of ten? Here you go!

Happy Teaching!


  1. Thank you for a very generous giveaway opportunity! The first 2 "invent your own options" were so awesome!

  2. It always feels good to do something nice for others. :)

  3. Thank you for giveaway and freebie!!

  4. Thank you! Great give away and freebie!

  5. I loved your invent an options!

  6. These games look great Linda. I am doing the same thing, revamping old products to make them shiny and new again. Thanks for the chance to win. I loved the "invent your own" options on your Giveaway, they are inspiring.

    1. Everything needs maintenance, right, Leslie? :) I'm glad you liked the entry options!

  7. Great giveaway! I love your invent your own options!

  8. Thank you so much for this opportunity!


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