Hi, everyone. I'm Bailey. We're gonna talk a little bit today about addition, how we might use addition in the real world and how we would make an addition number story. An addition number story is really gonna help our brains.

Remember what addition is and how we write an equation for addition? So first let's talk about how we might need to use addition in the real world who loves lollipops.

I really love lollipops. So I'm gonna use lollipops as my example. So I have three lollipops, 1, 2, 3, all different kinds, three lollipops. Now my friend was so nice and wanted to share her lollipops. So she decided she was gonna gimme four of hers. So here are four of hers.

So I had three lollipops. That's what I started with three. Here are my three. And then she gave me I'm getting more. She gave me four more. So let's hold three in our heads. And let's count on for our four more 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. So I'm gonna write down. She gave me four more. I'm getting more three plus four, three plus four. And I counted. And I know that that is seven, three plus four is seven.

We use addition all the time. We even use addition in places like the grocery store. If I was going to the grocery store and I had one lime at home, I had one lime at home and I needed four lime. I needed four limes. So I have one. I'm gonna hold one in my head. Let's count on it until we get four. So I'm gonna write down one. We have one plus, remember we need more. So getting more and let's count how many I need to make 4 1, 2, 3, 4. So I added three to my one and I got four.


Here's our second equation. We can always use our fingers to one. And we count on 4 1, 2, 3, 4. I added three more fingers. You can always check yourself that way.

Let's talk about a number story. A number story is really gonna help our brains. Remember how to write an addition problem and what addition looks like. Cause sometimes we forget between addition and subtraction. Sometimes our brain gets confused.

So let's draw. I'm gonna use shapes this time and I'm gonna use different colors because I love to draw and I love to use different colors. So this will be fun. You can choose whatever shape you want, whatever color you want. I'm just going to use it.

You can even do butterflies or hearts or whatever you want, but I'm gonna do squares. So I'm gonna start with three squares, 1, 2, 3, and I'll show you when I'm done with three squares and I am going to add get more 2 squares.

If I count on my squares, I have 1, 2, 3 on this side of my addition sign, my addition symbol three plus 1, 2, 3 plus two. Now, if I count all my squares, I have 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. So I know three plus two is Five, Three plus two is 5.

You can do anything you want. When you're making an addition story, you can do butterflies circles, hearts. It doesn't matter because you're still adding the same number. So it does not matter what you use. I hope you guys enjoyed this mini-lesson on the edition. See you next time.