Choose from four free printable number line to 10 worksheets including a number line positive and negative to 10 option for more advanced math problems!
If your kid has started school, you’ve probably run across number lines—a newfangled way of tackling math problems that instantly ages all of us adults and has us saying things like “back in my day….” Okay, I get it, change can be hard; especially if math was never your favorite subject. However, number lines can help your kid master math basics as well as more complicated concepts like working with decimals, fractions, and negative numbers.
According to Jeff Frykholm, Ph.D., in his book Learning to Think Mathematically with the Number Line, “There has been a growing body of research to suggest the importance of the number line as a tool for helping children develop greater flexibility in mental arithmetic as they actively construct mathematical meaning, number sense, and understandings of number relationships.” So, go ahead, and embrace number lines as a valuable tool to help your kid master math, and then maybe math will be their favorite subject. 🙂
Below you’ll find four totally free number line to 10 worksheets of varying difficulty. Pick and choose based on what fits your kid’s current needs.
Number Line to 10 Worksheet
When your child is just getting started with number lines and math he or she will probably start with a basic number line to 10 PDF, like this. This worksheet features whole, positive numbers, from zero to 10. A number line, like this one, can be used for addition, subtraction, and even multiplication. Move to the right to add, the left to subtract, and would skip count to multiply.
Bonus: If your child isn’t quite ready for any number line to 10 worksheet, regardless of difficulty, no worries! Start with some of these more basic printables that will help him or her grasp those 123s.
- Number Tracing Worksheets
- Preschool Number Worksheets
- Color by Number Worksheets
- Number Worksheets for Kindergarten
- Number Flashcards
Blank Number Line to 10 PDF
This blank number line to 10 allows your kid to have more of a hands on relationship with number lines. Writing numbers on a number line makes comparing numbers and understanding their relationship to each other easier. Your child will learn that the numbers to the left are smaller than the numbers to the right.
Tip: This doesn’t just have to be a blank number line to 10 PDF. In fact, your child can write whichever numbers he or she wants to on this printable. This may prove super beneficial when your kid starts getting into negative numbers or fractions, which can be far harder to understand.
Number Line Addition to 10 Worksheet
This number line addition to 10 worksheet allows your kid to actually start solving basic addition problems. Yep, now it’s their turn to put all that they’ve learned about number lines to use! To use this printable, your kid will take the first number and then move how ever many spots the second number dictates to arrive at the answer. For example, if the problem is 3+3, your child would find the number “3” on the number line and then move three spots to the right to find the answer (“6”).
Tip: If you want your child to be able to practice addition and subtraction problems, print out this free number line addition to 10 worksheet and change some of the plus signs to minus signs.
Number Line Positive and Negative to 10 PDF
When your child is ready to get into more advanced concepts, like negative numbers, download this number line positive and negative to 10 worksheet. This printable goes from negative 10 to positive 10, and can help your child start to understand the relationship between positive and negative numbers. For example, it can visually help them understand that “-10” is actually smaller than “1.”
Bonus: These number line to 10 worksheets are great, but they probably won’t be the only number lines your kid needs. Here are more number lines to help him or her.
- 9 Free Printable Number Lines For Kids
- Fraction Number Line
- Inequalities on a Number Line
- Negative and Positive Number Line
- Negative Number Line
- 2 Free Printable Number Line to 20 PDF Downloads + Worksheet
- Blank Number Line
- Integer Number Line
- Number Line to 100