# Subtraction Games

## Would you try this with your students?

I asked over on my Facebook page (Here, Here & again Here) if anyone would try this method with their students, and the responses were very interesting. I’ve included some of the comments below. I would love to hear what you think, leave a comment on this

## Mental Stretch

Here’s a fun game that you can play with the students in your classroom to get their mental juices going! Begin with a simple whole number like 5. Then start giving the students operations that they should perform in their heads. Use a variety of all four operations and make sure the directions you give will yield whole numbers.

## Fishin’ Subtraction: Basic Subtraction Facts Game

Download this math game on TeachersPayTeachers.com Play starts with the player to the left of the dealer and move to the left. When it is his turn, a player asks the player on his right for a card with a specific difference. For example, he may say,

## Old Maid Math

Old Maid Math (Get all 4 games in one package for 50% off) Number of Players: Two to six This math file folder game set includes practice in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Have fun practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts with your students in a

## Slapping: Addition & Subtraction Game

Slapping: Addition & Subtraction Game 34 Pages Buy this Game on TeachersPayTeachers – \$4 Rules: Before play starts the player agree on the sum that will be the key number. For example they might agree that 7 will be the key number. Addition Key Numbers: 6, 7,

## Math Bowling

Math Bowling Submitted by Margaret This is a great go-to game anytime you have a few minutes to fill.  It can be played as a whole class game or with 2 or more students grouped in their seats. Write out the numbers 1-10 in a triangular shape

## PIG

Submitted by Kristina PIG Students work in pairs with dice that go up to 6.  The oldest student goes first.  Student A rolls the 3 die first, and using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division tries to make the largest number possible. Largest number wins the round. Second round