Worksheet: Word Problems: Adding Objects

In this worksheet, we will practice solving problems with numbers up to 10 to find the total when one or more objects are added to a group.


There were 2 chicks in a nest. Then, 2 more hatched.

How many chicks are in the nest? Fill in the box.

Write the numbers in the addition sentence.

  • A2+2=2
  • B2+2=4
  • C2+2=5


There are 4 books on one shelf and 5 books on another. How many books are there altogether?


There are 7 apples and 2 more apples. How many apples are there altogether?



A child had 4 balloons. They buy 1 more. How many balloons do they have?


5 children were playing when they were joined by 4 more children. How many children are there in total?


A boy caught 6 fish, and his brother caught 3 fish. How many fish do they have?


Noah read an addition story and made this model.

Which story did he read?

  • AThere are 4 cats and 4 more cats.
  • BThere are 4 dogs and 5 more dogs.

What is the sum?

  • A9
  • B10
  • C8


Victoria read this addition story: There are 3 spiders and 5 more spiders.

Pick the model that shows this.

  • A
  • B

How many spiders are there altogether?


  • A9
  • B8
  • C7


Isabella had 2 dogs and she bought 2 new dogs.

How many dogs does she have now?

Write the addition sentence that represents the total number of dogs.

  • A2+2=5
  • B2+2=4
  • C2+1=3
  • D2+1=2


There were 4 balls in a jar and then Ethan added 3 more. How many balls are in the jar?


There were 3 children playing in the garden; then a group of 5 more children joined them.

How many children are now in the garden?

Write the addition sentence that expresses the total number of children.

  • A3+3=6
  • B3+4=7
  • C3+5=9
  • D3+5=8

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