Difference (Grid Games) includes two board games from the Operation Grid Games: Addition and Subtraction series.
The two included games are Difference: Line of Four and Difference: Three lots of Three.
As they play these games, students will find the difference between two numbers (1 – 10) and will practise recalling these differences.
1 printable document with 4 pages in PDF format:
- Difference - Game Board
- Difference: Line of Four - Instructions
- Difference: Three lots of Three - Instructions
- Three lots of Three - Scoresheet
Number of Players: 2 or 3 players
Additional Equipment required to play the games:
- 2 ten-sided dice
- 25 coloured counters for each player
The Problem Solver’s Toolkit contains all equipment required to play the games – and more!
Support Material Available:
Difference (Support) may be purchased to use alongside these games to give students a hands-on way of finding the difference between two numbers.
- Australian Syllabus Reference: ACMNA015, ACMNA030, ACMNA055 (Year 1–3)
- NSW Syllabus Reference: MA1-5NA (Stage 1)
*Games may be used to reinforce and build on skills in older years.
Operation Grid Games YouTube and Free Overview:
Difference (Grid Games) is part of the Operation Grid Games – Addition and Subtraction collection.
A quick reference for teachers, including a contents page, recommendations for how to best use the activities in this series and a summary of learning intentions and syllabus outcomes may be downloaded here:
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