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Addition and subtraction games

All the addition and subtraction games available on HelpingWithMath.com are listed below. These games will help you when you are tutoring your children on adding and subtracting.You’ll also find these games along with many other types (e.g. multiplication, fractions, etc.) on the Math Games page in the Interactive Resources section.

Addition Games

Build the answer

Target the answer

Number Relationships/ Partitions

This number partitions game helps students “see” numbers as being composed of two other numbers; this helps greatly with addition and subtraction. (note there are both un-timed and timed options for this game).

The game below is with numbers to 10 and has both timed and un-timed versions.

Number Bond Games

These games challenge students to drag and drop a number onto another that together add up to a given total.

Making 10 Games

Fact Families

Adding 3 Numbers

Subtraction Games

Build the answer: These subtraction games require the numbers to be moved into place to make the correct answers.

  • Subtraction (to 9 & to 19) – select options for different game types

Target the answer: The two games below require the answers to be targeted and knocked down.

Combination Addition/ Subtraction Games

The first game listed encourages students to use addition to help answer subtraction questions.

The game below is on adding and subtracting within 5 and it is in two parts. Each part has 20 questions.

The game below has options with different question variations including adding and/ or subtracting to 9 and to 19 and identifying missing numbers and symbols in equations. Each turn on the games asks 10 questions. The games can be repeated since the questions will be different for each turn.

Contact Us For Different Games

Making different versions of the games listed above is quite easy. If you’d like to see a version created with different types and/ or combinations of questions then please contact us and let us know what you would like and we will do our best to add a new game.

Other Addition and Subtraction Games

Try The Number Catcher, a fun game that helps students to develop number sense and also helps with addition and subtraction. The game was developed especially to address mathematical learning disabilities (dyscalculia).

You’ll find more math games here.