These addition and subtraction strategy games are perfect for giving your students the extra practice they need to learn mental math strategies.
Ideal for building fact fluency with basic math facts, each game addresses a single mental math strategy for addition and subtraction to 20.
Strategies include: counting on, counting back, counting up, making 10, take from 10, doubles, doubles takeaway, doubles + 1, doubles + 2, building on doubles. adding and subtracting 9 and adding and subtracting 10.
These 20 engaging and effective games require students to fold over the strategy section of the game before play. During play, they can open this section if they need help applying the strategy. Parents can also use this section to read about the strategy.
Your kids get extra practice at home by writing their number facts on the included recording sheet as they land on them during the game.
You’ll love using these addition games in math centers too.
Strategies included are:
- Counting on 1, 2 and 3 (3 separate games)
- Counting back 1, 2 and 3 (3 separate games)
- Counting Up
- Making 10
- Take from 10
- Doubles Takeaway
- Doubles + 1
- Doubles + 2
- Build on Doubles
- Adding 9
- Subtracting 9
- Adding 10
- Subtracting 10
- PLUS 2 games using a mixture of either addition or subtraction strategies.
All games are in black and white to save on printing costs making them perfect to paste in homework or morning work.
Here’s what teachers who have used this pack have said:
♥ “I love how these games are set up and have “hints” and information on the side to help the students if they need it. My students love these games!” Brianne M.
♥ “I like to give my first graders games to play for homework instead of math worksheets/packets. Last year, I spent hours creating my own games; this resource will save me so much time! Thank you!” Emily V.
♥ “Cute games that pinpoint strategies for basic facts. Parents loved having examples when I sent them home to practice, and often commented how much fun they had having their child teach the strategies to them. Thank you again!” Amanda C.
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