Teaching Resource

Moving Mathematics Activity - Fact Family Triangles

PDF | 8 pages|Grades: 1 - 2 | Starter Sheet

A fun mathematics activity that explores the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.

Use this teaching resource when teaching Numeracy and learning about addition and subtraction number fact families. The aim of this active game is to explore the inverse relationship between number operations and to write fact family number sentences.

This teaching resource includes a:

  • teacher instruction card
  • student instruction card
  • set of 10 Fact Family Triangles
  • blank template.



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Lauren Giles

I love this activity! Is there any way we could please have a multiplication/division version? Thank you!

Lauren Giles · Mar 2nd, 2019


Hi Lauren,

Thanks for your suggestion.

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Kristian · Mar 4th, 2019

Resource Updates

  • Fixed grammatical error.

    Fix by Alison Smith Apr 11th, 2018

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