Same & Different: Colorful Critters

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A. shows a 10-frame filled with red frogs. Another row of 5 blue frogs is below the 10-frame. B. shows a tall line of 10 blue teddy bears. Another line of 5 red bears is next to the blue bears.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third picture that shows 10 and 5 more. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.