"On the white paper (plain popcorn) I wrote numbers, on the yellow (buttered popcorn) I wrote math symbols (+ – x ). Students can then choose 2 pieces of white popcorn and 1 piece of yellow. They write the equation and answer in their books.
Wouldn't Veggie Man be fun for the kids to put together? I think they would love it. Just have a photo of Veggie man for them to look at! Who knows, they might even eat a vegetable! Feeding Four Little Monkeys