A fun hands-on game students can play to consolidate their knowledge of counting back by 1 number facts.
Use this board game when exploring ‘counting back 1’ number facts with your students.
A fun game played in pairs where the aim is to be the first player to reach the ‘Finish’ line.
How to Play
- Students select a counter each and place their counters on the ‘Start’ line.
- They then take turns to roll the dice or spin the spinner provided and follow the direction given.
- If they move forward, they must answer the number problem that the counter lands on.
- Correct answers can keep the counter in the same place. Incorrect answers move their counters back to the previous place on the game board.
An instruction page with a dice and an instruction page with a spinner is provided with this resource.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
AdditionandSubtraction - uses a range of strategies and informal recording methods for addition and subtraction involving one- and two-digit numbers
AdditionandSubtraction - uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving two-, three-, four- and five-digit numbers
Victorian Curriculum alignment
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Comments & Reviews
A spinner has been added as an alternative to the dice for each number facts board game.
Addition by Holly (Teach Starter) 15th May, 2018
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