Addition Fact Flashcards

Players practice addition facts 1-20.

Addition & Subtraction Facts Practice

Players use fact family triangles (similar to flash cards) to practice their addition and subtraction facts. This method can help emphasize the relationship between operations.

Addition Top-It

Players add cards to see who has the largest sum.

Bag It!

Players turn over cards and try to identify who has the greater number.

Bingo

Players practice counting as they try to get to bingo!

Bus Stop Addition

Player acts as a bus driver of a double decker bus. In each round, the player will add the number of passengers on the bus with the number of new passengers getting on the bus at the bus stop.

Closer To…

Players try to determine the landmark number their drawn card is closest to, underlining the utility of landmarks in our work as mathematicians.

Coin Top-It

Players add up money and try to get the largest total amount.

Collect $0.50

Players work together to try to collect a total of $0.50.

Compare

Players compare and try to find the larger number.

Compare Addition

Players add and compare to try to find the larger number.

Counters in a Cup

Players practice combinations of 10 by hiding counters in a cup.

Cover All Subtraction

Players practice their subtraction facts as they subtract numbers within 20 trying to cover all spaces on the game board.

Dinosaur Subtraction

Players practice subtraction within 20 as they race to cover a volcano first.

Dot Addition

Players practice addition facts to 20 by recording combinations of numbers that together make a number on the game board.

Doubling Dice

Players roll numbers, then try to double them… breaking them into friendly tens and ones to help with this.

Equivalent Fractions Game

Players look for equivalent fractions as they try to collect more fraction cards than the other player.

Far Apart/Close Together

Players are tasked with sorting cards based on how far apart or close together there differences are, which can lead to rich conversations about subtraction strategies and place value.

Finding Doubles to 12

Players race to fill their game board by taking turns finding the sum of doubles facts to 12.

Finding Doubles to 20

Players race to fill their game board by taking turns finding the sum of doubles facts to 20.

Five in a Row Addition

Each player practices addition facts within 12 as they race to get Five-in-a-Row first.

Five in a Row Subtraction

Each player practices subtraction facts within 12 as they race to get Five-in-a-Row first.

I Built 10!

Players develop their understanding of combinations of 10 as they build combinations of cards that equal 10.

Jump, Jump Game

Players try to get to a target on a number line by adding and subtracting… in the least amount of jumps possible.

Low Roller

Players practice addition as they race to fill their gameboard.

Make 10

Players try to find cards that add up to 10 (more challenging versions of adding to 15 and 20 included).

Money Exchange Game

Player try to be the first to trade for a $100 bill.

Moving Between the Decks

Player chooses a number of passengers on the bus 1-20. Player tries to make the number in as many ways as possible.

Number Bond Top-It

Players explore the relationship between addition and subtraction as they try to “top” their partner’s number.

Plus or Minus 10

Players practice place value by adding and subtracting groups of 10’s from various numbers 1-100 until the game board is filled!

Race to Trace

Players practice writing numbers.

Roll and Record Addition

Players practice their addition facts as they add numbers from 1-12.

Roll and Record Subtraction

Players practice their subtraction facts as they subtract numbers within 12.

Rotten Apple

Players take turns removing “apples” from a tree, and try to force the other player to be the last one left with the “rotten apple.”

Shake Those Disks!

This fun activity where students take turns shaking disks addresses the core fluency objective of Grade 1 of adding and subtracting within 10.

Stamp Game

Players practice adding and explore equivalence as they try to be the first to collect 100 stamps.

Subtraction Fact Flashcards

Players practice subtraction facts within 12.

Subtraction Top-It

Players subtract cards to see who has the largest difference.

Target Practice

Players practice combining 2 numbers to make a target number.

Tens Go Fish

Players play Go Fish looking for as many pairs of cards that equal ten. The player with the most pairs wins!