Children can use concrete manipulatives to help sort the cakes. The part-whole model shows how the whole number of 5 cakes can be sorted and split into two distinct parts. The Discover picture can be recreated using the Part whole teaching tool, using two colours of counters or cubes to represent the cakes. Show the items moving from the whole to the parts and back again.
Can you use the use you part whole models and your cubes to make your own whole part models using the examples below:
Can you make your own whole part models?