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Subtraction Bingo Math Game

Subtraction Bingo is a perfect way to practice subtraction problems with your first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students. Children will use a deck of cards to create an math equation, find the different to solve, and cover the solution on your hundreds chart. Get a bingo by getting 3-in-a-row to with the subtraction bingo game. Simply download pdf file with subtraction bingo printable and you are ready to play and learn!

Subtraction Bingo is a perfect way to practice subtraction problems with your first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students. Children will use a deck of cards to create an math equation, find the different to solve, and cover the solution on your hundreds chart. Get a bingo by getting 3-in-a-row to with the subtraction bingo game. Simply download pdf file with subtraction bingo printable and you are ready to play and learn!

Subtraction bingo

Sure, we could use boring old subtraction worksheets, but playing Subtraction Bingo is so much fun more fun!  I’m not sure why, but for the majority of students, addition is easy. Then subtraction is introduced, and things get a little harder. Add on subtraction with regrouping, and many little ones feel overwhelmed. My first grader has just started subtraction with regrouping, and I didn’t want him to be overwhelmed. I decided to introduce it slowly and with lots of manipulatives. This free Subtraction bingo printable allows the players a choice in what number they will be covering up so they will work on logic and problem solving as much as two digit subtraction. This subtraction bingo game is such a fun way for grade 1, grade 2, grdae 3, and grade 4 students to practice subtraction while having fun.

Parents, teachers, and homeschoolers will love using this subtraction math games to work on two digit subtraction as extra practice at home, as part of a math center in the classroom, or as a supplement to your homeschool math curriculum.

Subtraction bingo printable

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Subtraction Bingo

As always, when a game comes out my boys run to join me. They are competitive little guys and they are always happy to help me see if a new game works. We started off by drawing four cards from our deck and creating an expression (math equation). I was prepared to remind N, my first grader, to make sure he created an expression with the larger number on top, but I was thrilled that he did it without a reminder. Once he solved his problem, we checked it using the numbers chart.

You can do this by counting backward. If the expression is 23 – 12, all you do is place your finger on 23, move up one space (that is subtracting ten), then move to the left 2 (that is subtracting 2). This is a great checking tool, and also focuses on place value.

Subtraction Bingo Game

Now came the fun part!! N knew he wanted his next answer to be close to his first answer, so he didn’t create just any expression. He played with the numbers till he got an answer close to the previous one. Here he was problem-solving, doing some estimation, and practicing subtraction problems.

The game continued this way for a few rounds, and then all he needed was 66 or 69. N drew a 7, 9. 1 and 3, and I could see the determined look he had in his eye. He was going to get a 66 or a 69 to win. He started off with 71 – 39, but quickly saw that the answer would be in the 30’s. He changed the numbers around and came up with 97 – 31. His face broke into a bright smile. He had won!!!!

Use this hundreds chart he playing card for this subtraction bingo math game for 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.

Bingo subtraction game

Here is what yuu will need to play this no prep, game where you will use two digit subtraction and three digit subtraction.

Supplies:

  • deck of cards – You will need to take out the ten, Jack, Queen, King, and Joker. The Ace will be the number one unless that is too confusing for your child.
  • number’s chart for each player (free printable below) – You don’t have to give the same chart to each child. Just pick the one that best meets the need of that specific player. There are 6 number charts to choose from. You have the basic 1- 120’s chart, but you also have a chart for 100’s, 200’s, 300’s, 400’s and 500’s.
  • Blank subtraction cards (free printable below) – If you are using the 1-120’s chart, you would give that player the subtraction cards that subtract two digits by one and two digits by two digits. Any other chart will need the subtraction cards allowing for subtracting with three digits. These cards will need to be laminated so that they can be written on with dry erase markers.
  • Game markers – We placed the hundreds chart in a sheet protector and “covered” up the spaces with a dry erase marker. I’ve found that little hands accidently knock off game markers, and using a dry erase maker prevents that. But you can provide small game markers if that is easy for you.
  • Dry Erase Marker

Subtraction Math Games

Here is how to play the subtraction games for grade 1 with modifications to make it subtraction games 2nd grade or even 3rd grade with our printable subtraction games:

  1. For the numbers chart 1 – 120 have students draw four cards.
  2. For all other number charts, have students draw five cards. They will also have a permanent card that stays with them throughout the game. If they are using the 200’s number chart they will always have a two, if they are using the 400’s chart they should keep a 4 out, and so on.
  3. The students will create their own problem and solve. They can choose to use all their cards, or leave one out.
  4. If they solve correctly, they may cover up the answer on their hundreds board.
  5. The first player to get three in a row wins.
  6. Now it’s your turn. Don’t leave your little ones waiting patiently, or impatiently for some, for the perfect card to be drawn. Allow them to create their own, and get some extra subtraction practice in too!

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Subtraction Math Game

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Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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