Basic Addition Practice Test for 1st Grade – [Easy]

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    For many, the world of mathematics begins with the simple art of addition. It’s where the journey into numbers truly starts. At Brighterly, we believe in introducing this fundamental concept in the most engaging and relatable manner. After all, instilling a love for numbers in 1st graders paves the way for future mathematical achievements.

    Why is Basic Addition Important?

    Understanding addition is not just about being able to count candies or toys. It’s the foundational block of arithmetic. If you think of mathematics as a vast building, then basic addition would be the cornerstone. By mastering addition early, children can confidently navigate through more complex mathematical concepts as they advance in their academic journey.

    • Confidence Boost: Successfully grasping addition gives young learners a sense of accomplishment. They feel more in control when faced with newer math challenges.
    • Everyday Application: From counting their allowances to determining how many cookies are left in the jar, addition is everywhere in a child’s daily life.
    • Foundation for Future Math: Topics like multiplication and division become more approachable when a child has a strong grounding in addition.

    Tips for Teaching Basic Addition to 1st Graders:

    1. Start with Objects They Love: Be it toys, candies, or colorful beads, using tangible items makes the process more hands-on and relatable. For instance, if they have three red balls and you give them two more, how many red balls do they have now?

    2. Use Fun Addition Games: Interactive games, many of which are available on Brighterly, make learning enjoyable. When kids play and learn, the lessons stick longer.

    3. Stories and Scenarios: Craft short stories where characters face situations that require addition. It’s storytelling mixed with math, and children absolutely love it!

    Basic Addition Practice Test

    Get ready for math lessons with Brighterly! Designed with young learners in mind, this easy-level test serves as a fun and interactive way to reinforce foundational math skills. At Brighterly, we believe in making math enjoyable and accessible for every child.

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    What is 3+6?

    2 / 20

    Calculate 2+6.

    3 / 20

    Combine 1+5.

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    What's the result of 4?

    5 / 20

    Add 2 together.

    6 / 20

    Find the sum of 3.

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    What's 5?

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    Calculate the total of 4.

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    What do you get when you add 2?

    10 / 20

    Add together 1.

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    Sum up 6.

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    What's the total of 3?

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    How much is 4?

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    Calculate 2.

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    Find the sum of 3.

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    What do you get when you add 5+3?


    17 / 20

    Combine 3+4.

    18 / 20

    Add 1.

    19 / 20

    How much is 4?

    20 / 20

    What is 2+3?

    Your score is


    Poor Level
    Weak math proficiency can lead to academic struggles, limited college, and career options, and diminished self-confidence.
    Mediocre Level
    Weak math proficiency can lead to academic struggles, limited college, and career options, and diminished self-confidence.
    Needs Improvement
    Start practicing math regularly to avoid your child`s math scores dropping to C or even D.
    High Potential
    It's important to continue building math proficiency to make sure your child outperforms peers at school.

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