NUMBER BONDS COLLAGE – Shape, Colour, Contrast

Students create a mixed media collage to show the number bonds of a specific number.

Share this:
NUMBER BONDS COLLAGE – Shape, Colour, Contrast


  • Crayola Washable Glue
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • A Variety of Found Objects
  • Googly Eyes


Step 1
  1. Cut out the number and the number bonds.
  2. Place them aside for later.
  3. Use construction paper to make your picture.
  4. Use shapes and colours to show the number bonds.
Step 2
  1. Glue the number onto your picture.
  2. Glue a number bond with its picture.
  3. Repeat for each picture.
  4. Use crayons to add other details to make your picture interesting.
Step 3
  1. Accordion fold a small strip of paper.
  2. Glue a number bond to one end.
  3. Glue the other end to the matching picture so it pops up.
  4. Repeat for the other number bonds.
Step 4
  1. View your picture with fresh eyes.
    - How does it show the number bonds?
    - How do the details make you want to keep looking at it?
    - What do you like best about your picture?
Illustrated Crayon Character