Students will enjoy thinking about addition in nontraditional ways. It would be best to introduce this concept to students in the upper grade levels.Students will enjoy thinking about addition in nontraditional ways. It would be best to introduce this concept to students in the upper grade levels. Students could create their own number sentence riddles for the class and use illustrations to aid in comprehension of the number sentence. I believe students in kindergarten through second grade will struggle to understand this book because they are just learning how to use addition themselves. ...more

Introduce this book to your students, and watch how many students start licking their lips! Simple math problems become extremely engaging for studentIntroduce this book to your students, and watch how many students start licking their lips! Simple math problems become extremely engaging for students that love chocolate. After reading this book, students could start an activity using a number generator (dice) and mini kisses (mini chocolate chips). Students could work with a partner and a dixie cup of mini kisses to roll a pair of number generators and find the sum. To extend addition and move into probability, students could chart the frequency of sums and interpret its meaning. This would be a great activity for students in first grade. ...more

Students can use this book to practice addition problems in a different way. Every student has a different style of learning, so it is imperative forStudents can use this book to practice addition problems in a different way. Every student has a different style of learning, so it is imperative for teachers to show struggling students another way to approach a problem. The teacher could give each student a domino and ask them what they can do with it. After reading the book, the teacher could ask the students the same question expecting addition as the answer. Students could talk with their neighbors about the total number they have on their domino. The numbers in the book range from zero to twelve; the teacher could censor the domino totals depending on the grade. This book would be best for the kindergarten or first grade because of the numbers depicted. ...more

This book would be useful for a range of activities. Students from Kindergarten through second grade could benefit from reading it. Most children loveThis book would be useful for a range of activities. Students from Kindergarten through second grade could benefit from reading it. Most children love candy, so this book could be a tool for engaging students. Suddenly, every student’s eyes are on me when I mention the word candy, it’s like magic! The book highlights concepts of comparing, adding, and graphing. It can show students that math occurs in many ways and with many different things....more