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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Using a Variety of Strategies to Add

Use these interactive games and activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about using a variety of strategies to add. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.



Count on and back.

Combine groups to add.


Instructions for Use

Space Hopscotch lets students count on and back.

To use Space Hopscotch, start at the number 6. Click on craters that are 2 more each time to jump to the next number. Keep jumping until you reach 24. To go back to the 6, click on craters that are 1 less each time.


Pattern Blocks lets students combine shapes into groups. Have students describe the groups.


To use Pattern Blocks, arrange geometry pieces in rows or columns to make a pattern. Count the number of different pieces and shapes in the pattern. Describe the order of the shapes in the pattern to a partner.