The Adder is here! Thanks to our collaboration with the clever people at Abertay University we are able to bring version 1 of The Adder to you. Click here to have a try. The Adder is actually 5-games-in-1 and it uses research-based methods to help develop arithmetic fluency. There is more information underneath the game.
Listed below are the educational activities and games that have been developed for the HelpingWithMath.com web site. Also listed are a number of fun math games that have been created for the BBC Schools web site. These games will be especially useful for Kindergarten through 3rd grade although they can be used by any student that wants to practice their math in a fun way.
The missing operators game challenges students to identify which operator ( + , - , x , ÷) is missing from the equations. e.g. 20 ? 4 = 5
The three games below have both timed and un-timed versions and provide practice with number relationships. They are with numbers to 10 and are typically suited to students around the 1st grade level.
This number partitions game is good for building foundation skills for addition and subtraction.
The challenge is to aim the sight and fire at any of four targets - ideally at the one that shows the correct answer to the multiplication problem!