Looking for a fun way to practice and reinforce the basic math skills of addition and subtraction? Games are a great way to learn and have fun in your homeschool. Educational games can even engage reluctant learners without feeling like school. Score!
Here’s a fun list of 14 games you can use to work on addition and subtraction skills!
Sum Swamp – Turn math into an adventure as you add and subtract your way across the swamp.
I Sea 10! – Reel in your number sense by catching combinations of 10!
Math War – Math War is an exciting way for children to learn simple addition and subtraction equations while having fun.
Mathematics Memory – A fun memory game for children! Challenges problem solving and develop memory skills as they try to find a pair of matching cards that complete the equation.
Monkey Math – Hang an equal number of colorful bananas from each of the monkey’s hands. If you’ve done your addition correctly, the monkey will look straight ahead and his arms will be level.
Sequence Numbers – The cards have the equations… the gameborad has the answers. Each card has an additon or subtraction equation.
Head Full of Numbers – A fast-paced fun with numbers game to help children with mental math fluency.
Sums in Space – Set in the future where space mining is commonplace and even ducks can be heroes, Sums in Space is a chance to adventure into the far reaches of the universe and put your new math skills to the test.
Pop for Addition & Subtraction – Help students practice basic math facts with this fast paced game. Keep the gumballs for the right answers.
4 Way Countdown – A fun and educational game that will challenge your math skills by simply using the numbers on the dice.
Cloud Hoppers – Aliens are in search of magical Cyta flower. Help your team find the flower as you jump through clouds, lightening and beat other aliens in this fun chase game
Clumsy Thief – Clumsy thieves may be lurking in your own home. This hilarious fast-paced card game has everyone snatching money—when they dare!
Ocean Raiders – You will have to watch out for huge storms, dive through raging whirlpools and beat your competition in this awesome addition adventure game.
10 to the Top – Players race to make 10 by stacking a number cube on top of the last one played for a fun way to build early addition skills. It’s a game of quick thinking and steady hands.
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