Videos, songs, worksheets, games and activities to help students learn number bonds in Singapore Math.

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More Singapore Math Lessons, Number Bond Games

Number bonds is a concept used in Singapore Math. It is a visual image that can be used to show the relationship between addition and subtraction. Number bonds consists of a minimum of three circles connected by lines. The “whole” is written in the first circle and its “parts” are written in the adjoining circles. The "parts" when added together will then equal the "whole"

This video explains number bonds and how they can be used to make addition and subtraction number sentences.
Number Bonds

Number bonds introduction and tutorial for Kindergarten and First Grade.

Number Bonds within 10.
Numbers To 10: Making number bonds with cubes

The video shows how number bonds can be used to "split" numbers.

Number Bonds in the Common Core Standards for mathematics education.
### Songs for Number Bonds

Number Fun song that helps children understand Number Bonds to 10

Farmer Pete Number bond song with lyrics and animation.

Farmer Pete he had 10 sheep. All were in the pen.

10 were safe and none had gone. 10 add 0 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where is my sheep? There's 9 here in the pen."

9 are safe and 1 has gone, 9 add 1 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 8 here in the pen."

8 are safe and 2 have gone, 8 add 2 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 7 here in the pen."

7 are safe and 3 have gone, 7 add 3 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 6 here in the pen."

6 are safe and 4 have gone, 6 add 4 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 5 here in the pen."

5 are safe and 5 have gone, 5 add 5 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 4 here in the pen."

4 are safe and 6 have gone, 4 add 6 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 3 here in the pen."

3 are safe and 7 have gone, 3 add 7 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 2 here in the pen."

2 are safe and 8 have gone, 2 add 8 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 1 here in the pen."

1 is safe and 9 have gone, 1 add 9 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's none here in the pen."

None are safe and 10 have gone, 0 add 10 makes 10.

What Makes Ten?
The Friends of 10 (Ten frame version).

Number bonds are pairs of friends - number bonds to 10 song.
The number bond to twenty song for children.

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Related Topics:

More Singapore Math Lessons, Number Bond Games

Number bonds is a concept used in Singapore Math. It is a visual image that can be used to show the relationship between addition and subtraction. Number bonds consists of a minimum of three circles connected by lines. The “whole” is written in the first circle and its “parts” are written in the adjoining circles. The "parts" when added together will then equal the "whole"

The following number bond can be used to represent four number sentences.

3 + 2 = 5, 2 + 3 = 5, 5 − 3 = 2, 5 − 2 = 3

Number Bonds (Singapore Math)

This video explains number bonds and how they can be used to make addition and subtraction number sentences.

Number bonds introduction and tutorial for Kindergarten and First Grade.

The video shows how number bonds can be used to "split" numbers.

Farmer Pete Number bond song with lyrics and animation.

Farmer Pete he had 10 sheep. All were in the pen.

10 were safe and none had gone. 10 add 0 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where is my sheep? There's 9 here in the pen."

9 are safe and 1 has gone, 9 add 1 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 8 here in the pen."

8 are safe and 2 have gone, 8 add 2 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 7 here in the pen."

7 are safe and 3 have gone, 7 add 3 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 6 here in the pen."

6 are safe and 4 have gone, 6 add 4 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 5 here in the pen."

5 are safe and 5 have gone, 5 add 5 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 4 here in the pen."

4 are safe and 6 have gone, 4 add 6 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 3 here in the pen."

3 are safe and 7 have gone, 3 add 7 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 2 here in the pen."

2 are safe and 8 have gone, 2 add 8 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's 1 here in the pen."

1 is safe and 9 have gone, 1 add 9 makes 10.

"Oh dear!", said Pete, "where are my sheep? There's none here in the pen."

None are safe and 10 have gone, 0 add 10 makes 10.

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