# Tallies to Seven Printable Free PDF

This post has a free printable for students to practice writing tallies to seven, as there are seven ducks in this story.

Quack and Count by Keith Baker is a book about seven ducks and is really several pages of pictures of the seven ducks doing two different things. So I made Free Tallies to Seven Printable.  It makes an excellent introduction to the complements of 7 for young children learning math facts.  The double facts are fairly easily learned (1+1, 2+2) but the different ways to make seven may need to be taught.  By discussing the pictures of the ducks in this book of all two-page spreads, the different complements can be determined.  When one duck slides into the water and six watch, the math fact 1 + 6 = 7 could be written.

Children at this math stage are most likely also learning about tallies.  Teachers have children tally to help them learn to conserve number and not have to recount the first part of a math sentence.  A child who counts out 3 in a math fact 3 + 1 = 4 has not learned to conserve number and is just counting out the math problem.  Tallies also help children learn to subitize or to perceive at a glance the how many for different numbers.  This helps streamline math thinking and helps children complete math problems more quickly. Subitizing also depends on the arrangement of the objects, and tallies are always presented in the same way.  So my free PDF today is about using tallies to find the complements of seven.  It is 10 pages and free.

Seven ducks and tallies, complements of 7, 10 page PDF, free

Thank you for reading, Carolyn

Full-year of calendar pieces for your pocket chart or bulletin board

Free 50 page PDF about dice addition, games, activities. Opens in our free eMember area, free to join.

Free end of Year SMART Board Math Review (interactive slides, no student PDF)

Free fall and spring grade 1 math test PDF to give to students to show progress during the school year.  Answer key provided.

Fibonacci Sequence Nature Letter Size Posters (blog post)  Pointing out nature items that demonstrate the numbers can help children make a connection between math and real life.

Four times multiplication math center for students working on their 4X is available in our free eMember area. Read the blog post at this link.

Ordinal Numbers (blog post) 28 page PDF

Numbers have many names and this matching game helps students understand this idea.

Nine Times Magic Trick – blog post here

Missing Addend Addition for Grade 1, Free, 28 page PDF, pocket activity cards

Number Charts to 120 (no blog post) just the PDF on the free eMember Page

The outer space math missing addends PDF is in the free eMember area.

Pattern Fish, Pattern Math, free 47 page PDF for A, B, C, and D patterns, art idea and activities in the free eMember area — read more at the blog post.

Puppy Puzzles Skip Counting by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 with two pages for each in our free eMember area.

Free Range, Median, Mode PowerPoint, with student PDF, SMARTboard lesson, with student PDF, both files are in our free eMember

K-1 Math CCSS Spring Theme PDF Free

40 PAGE FREE PDF, SPRING FOR MATH, available in our free eMember area

Roll-a-Bunny 3-addend game, a similar egg roll game, and counting clip cards from 10 to 20, for free eMembers.

A math measuring story with fraction work pages free! Have you seen the Wise Owl Factory story, Super Spoons to the Rescue?

Valentine theme count backwards on a number line.

What’s Next? Cut and Paste activity.

A math measuring story with fraction work pages free! Have you seen the Wise Owl Factory story, Super Spoons to the Rescue?