Adding Multiples of 10


The purpose of this activity is to help your child to practice adding multiples of 10 that make 100.

Link to the Number Framework:

Number Facts, Stage 4

What you need:

Game Cards (PDF,64KB) . You can print these or make your own.
Cardboard. (Old cereal boxes are good)

What to do:

Glue the cards on to cardboard. Give each player 5 fact cards (“10 + ?” format) . The fact cards are placed face up in front of each player. The number cards are cut, shuffled and placed in a face down pile between the players. The players take turns to take a card from the pile, if they can use it to complete a number fact they keep the card but if not the card is returned to the bottom of the pile. The winner is the first player to complete their 5 fact cards.

What to expect your child to do:

To correctly complete the number facts by adding multiples of 10.


Use the fact cards as flash cards and ask your child to quickly give you the missing number as you show them the cards.

Related Māori vocab:

kāri tāpiritanga
addition card
kāri tau
number card
riwhiriwhi (~a)

Download a file of this activity:

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Download a file of this activity including questions to ask in Māori:

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