## Math Games

These are some of our favorite math games in 1D that you can play at home!

## Top- it Works on: Number Sense

Materials:

Deck of cards

How to Play:

Take out all of the Jacks, Queens, and Kings. You won’t need them for this game.

Put the rest of the cards in a pile. Each player draws a card. Whoever has the highest number gets to keep everyone else’s cards. Keep playing until all of the cards are gone from the middle. Then, whoever has the most cards wins!

Deck of cards

How to Play:

Take out all of the Jacks, Queens, and Kings. You won’t need them for this game.

Put the rest of the cards in a pile. Each player draws a card. Whoever has the highest number gets to keep everyone else’s cards. Keep playing until all of the cards are gone from the middle. Then, whoever has the most cards wins!

## Penny Dice Works on: Counting and Money

Materials:

One die 20 pennies

How to Play:

Put all of the pennies in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that many pennies from the pile. Then, it is the next person’s turn. Keep playing until all of the pennies are gone from the middle. You must have the exact roll to take the last pennies. For example, if there is only one penny left in the middle, you must roll a 1 to take it. Whoever has the most pennies at the end wins!

One die 20 pennies

How to Play:

Put all of the pennies in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that many pennies from the pile. Then, it is the next person’s turn. Keep playing until all of the pennies are gone from the middle. You must have the exact roll to take the last pennies. For example, if there is only one penny left in the middle, you must roll a 1 to take it. Whoever has the most pennies at the end wins!

## Speed Dice Works on: Addition Facts

Materials:

Two dice

How to Play:

One person rolls both dice. All players shout out the sum of the two dice. Whoever says the correct sum first gets a point and gets to roll the dice for the next round.

Example: I roll a 2 and a 4. Mom shouts “6!” Mom gets one point and gets to roll the dice next.

Two dice

How to Play:

One person rolls both dice. All players shout out the sum of the two dice. Whoever says the correct sum first gets a point and gets to roll the dice for the next round.

Example: I roll a 2 and a 4. Mom shouts “6!” Mom gets one point and gets to roll the dice next.

## The Digit Game Works on: Comparing numbers, place value

Materials:

Deck of cards

How to Play:

Take out all of the Jacks, Queens, and Kings. You won’t need them for this game.

Put the rest of the cards in a pile. Each player draws two cards. Decide which card to put in the “tens” place, and which card to put in the “ones” place. (Example: If I draw a 6 and a 7, I can make 76 or 67) Whoever has the highest number gets to keep everyone else’s cards. Keep playing until all of the cards are gone from the middle. Then, whoever has the most cards wins!

Deck of cards

How to Play:

Take out all of the Jacks, Queens, and Kings. You won’t need them for this game.

Put the rest of the cards in a pile. Each player draws two cards. Decide which card to put in the “tens” place, and which card to put in the “ones” place. (Example: If I draw a 6 and a 7, I can make 76 or 67) Whoever has the highest number gets to keep everyone else’s cards. Keep playing until all of the cards are gone from the middle. Then, whoever has the most cards wins!

## Penny-Nickel Exchange Works on: Counting and money

Materials:

One die 20 pennies 10 nickels

How to Play:

Put all of the pennies and nickels in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that many pennies from the pile. Then, it is the next person’s turn. Whenever you have more than five pennies in your pile, you say "Exchange!" and trade five pennies in for a nickel. Keep playing until all of the coins are gone from the middle. Whoever has the most money at the end wins!

One die 20 pennies 10 nickels

How to Play:

Put all of the pennies and nickels in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that many pennies from the pile. Then, it is the next person’s turn. Whenever you have more than five pennies in your pile, you say "Exchange!" and trade five pennies in for a nickel. Keep playing until all of the coins are gone from the middle. Whoever has the most money at the end wins!

## Coin Dice Works on: Counting and money

Materials:

One die a pile of coins

How to Play:

Put all of the coins in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that much money from the middle. (Example: If I roll a 7, I take 7 cents from the middle). Make sure you trade whenever you can. (Example: If I have 5 pennies, I can put them back in the middle and take a nickel) Then, it is the next person’s turn. Keep playing until all of the coins are gone from the middle. Whoever has the most money at the end wins!

One die a pile of coins

How to Play:

Put all of the coins in a pile in the middle. The first player rolls the die and takes that much money from the middle. (Example: If I roll a 7, I take 7 cents from the middle). Make sure you trade whenever you can. (Example: If I have 5 pennies, I can put them back in the middle and take a nickel) Then, it is the next person’s turn. Keep playing until all of the coins are gone from the middle. Whoever has the most money at the end wins!