My Addition Mat

An addition mat with number cards to use in the classroom as a fun warm-up activity.


  • Ideal to use as a number warm-up activity when learning how to add two-digit and one-digit numbers together or two-digit and two-digit numbers together.
  • Children select two number cards then complete the number sentence by filling in the answer with a removable marker.

How to use this resource

  • Print, cut and laminate a class set of My Addition Mats and Number Cards.
  • Provide each child with their own laminated My Addition Mat and set of Number Cards.
  • Ask the children to select two cards, one from the yellow number card pile and one from the blue number card pile.
  • Children place the two numbers in the first two squares of the My Addition Mat to create a number sentence. The children then solve the problem and record the answer with a removable marker in the last square.
  • Children repeat the activity until they have solved 5 number problems.
  • Support and extend children by changing the selection of number cards.
  • A black and white version of this resource is also available.


Black and White Version

Free Sample

My Addition Mat

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