## Reflection: Joy Toymaking with the Elves - Section 1: Setting Up the Learning

Watch attached video for reflection!

To get the coloring sheet I reference in the video, click below!

Christmas Elf Coloring

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# Toymaking with the Elves

Unit 6: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
Lesson 12 of 12

## Big Idea: Build investment in solving story problems with this lesson where students are working in Santa's workshop. *Elf image and movie, copyright MMIII New Line Productions, Inc.*

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### Amanda Cole

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