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Free Addition Activity, The Addition Aquarium

Use critical thinking and place value skills to draw an aquarium! This free math activity is perfect for 2nd-5th grades and is an engaging way to practice place value.

Enjoy this little freebie! My students love practicing their math skills while making a fun picture. In this activity, your students practice their addition skills as well as basic place value skills. They follow the directions to create a unique aquarium!

Student will follow addition and place value directions such as …

To find the number of waves at the top of your aquarium, add the year your were born and the current year. The digit in the tens place is the number of waves you should draw!

To find the number of blue tang fish in your aquarium add your current age, the year you were born, and the day you were born. The digit in the thousands place is the number of blue tang fish in your aquarium.

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