Number Partners of Ten


Your Kindergartener will learn to add to 10. Help him learn these number partners!

Ten is a very important number. Finding the number partners that add to make 10 is a very important skill. In Kindergarten, your child will find the hidden number that makes ten. Your child will be asked to do this for any number from 1 to 9.

One plus nine equals ten. Two plus eight equals ten. Three plus seven equals ten. Four plus six equals ten. Five plus five equals ten.

Don’t forget you can switch the order of the number partners!
1 + 9 = 9 + 1
2 + 8 = 8 + 2
3 + 7 = 7 + 3
4 + 6 = 6 + 4
5 + 5 = 5 + 5

Now you can help your child find the number partners that make ten!


Kindergarten Common Core Standards

Operations & Algebraic Thinking: Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.

(K.OA.4) For any numbers from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.

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