Flip and Solve Math Books

After seeing the awesome progress that students have made while using the Flip and Read Phonics Books, I knew students would “flip” over these Flip and Solve Math Books too!




Flip and Solve Math Books are little books that help students practice and review all of the math concepts taught in first grade (students in grades K and 2 may be able to use them as well, but it really all depends on your group!). These little books will keep the engagement level in your classroom HIGH! They are great for introducing a new unit during small group instruction/math intervention time. They also work wonderfully as math tub/early finisher activities or during math centers/Daily 3/Guided Math. The books are simple to use, predictable, and brightly colored, which I find to be especially helpful for ELLs and struggling students.

These books will help your students to become confident mathematicians. They provide opportunities for your students to develop the following skills:



The first set of the Flip and Solve Books that have been added is the Addition Within 20 set. Below you’ll find a little “snapshot” of what is included. All you’ll need for this set are some dry-erase markers and manipulatives (ex: counting bears, pom-poms, Unifix cubes).





Picture It: Students have to look at the pictures, count the objects, add them up, and write the sum. Students can use real manipulatives to help them if needed.


Make a Ten: Students have to circle the two numbers that make a ten. Unifix cubes are great to have on hand for these problems because they can easily make different combinations with the cube trains.


Double Up: Students have to circle the doubles, and then solve all of the facts.


Not a Ten: Students have to solve each number sentence. Then, circle only the number sentences that do NOT make a ten!


Balance It: Making both sides of the scale can be tricky! Modeling Tip: If you have a scale in your classroom, I would whip it out to show students a concrete example by placing Unifix cubes on each side.


Is It Balanced?: Similar to the problem above, students must determine if the scales are balanced. Using Unifix cubes is a great tool because they can easily build each number sentence and can see if they are equal in length or not.

What’s Missing?: Students have to determine the missing addend. The tens frames are a very helpful visual!


Word Problems: There are MANY different types of word problems included in this set. Below you’ll see two examples. I tried to give your students as much writing/show your work space as possible.



True or False?: Students have to solve each problem and determine if it is true or false.


Battle It Out: Students have to determine which character is correct. They have to justify their answer in a written response.


Counting On: Students can use the number line as a tool to help them solve the addition sentences.



I am extremely excited about these Flip and Solve Math Books. I want you to be able to get the bundle at an affordable price so that you can begin using these resources immediately in your classroom. You can able the bundle at a discounted price for 75% OFF! Click on the photo below to snag it!


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  • Kristin Dufresne January 30, 2016, 4:04 pm

    I have bought some of your resources in the past and am excited by the math flip books!! My kids are really going to love these! I will let you know what they think!

    • lkuster February 11, 2016, 11:21 pm

      Thank you so much, Kristin! I am so happy to hear that!

  • Michelle Upin February 13, 2016, 3:06 am

    Do you have a grade 2 Maths flip book bundle? These look awesome!!!

  • Valerie February 15, 2016, 1:06 am

    The math set was advertised on sale but I see that is not the case on the TPT site?

  • Melody February 19, 2016, 10:55 pm

    I just came across your Flip and Solve books. Would love to have them.

  • Christy February 23, 2016, 1:51 am

    OMGoodness! I LOVE these! I can’t wait to start using these in my classroom!

  • Lorna Hunte March 9, 2016, 11:36 am

    I am a maths teacher in London starting a homework club, how do I access these and the English resources? Thank you.

  • angela January 31, 2018, 1:31 pm

    thank you for the freebie