Math Card Game
Create equations with your child using a deck of cards and your imagination! Deal cards and challenge your child to find different ways to add and subtract them. Find the answer on the target card to win. “Lightning” is an activity that can fit any ability level. If it’s too difficult, use less cards. Too easy? We can fix that! Look at the variations below for alternative ways to play. Teachers, you can play this in the classroom as well! Play it as a class, or divide your students into groups.
- Simple addition and subtraction
Term to Know:
equation: a statement that uses an equals sign to show that both sides are the same.
(e.g. 3 + 4 = 7)
What You Need:
- One deck of playing cards (Print a deck.)
- Scratch paper and pencil for each player