Addition and subtraction with lego and a dice

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My youngest is always full of questions – often the questions center around dinosaurs or animals but lately we have been having lots of chats about having two more or two less.  Often around food eg  Mom if I have 4 biscuits and you gave me two more than I would have 6 biscuits – and yes that probably is just my child wanting more biscuits but I am going with the thought that he is getting his head about the concept of adding and subtracting two.

So I thought it would be good to play a simple game with him.  I made him a very simple dice – I used the free Cube template from Twinkl and wrote on each different side of the dice the following  +1, -1, +2, -2, +0, -0.  Then I got our Lego number cards out (again a Twinkl download but from their Gold…

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