# Fun Subtraction Worksheet

Subtraction won't be the same after a **fun subtraction worksheet**! If you have students who need a little *motivation for practicing subtraction*, try these engaging *sub**traction squares*!

**How they work:**

Start with a blank Subtraction Square as seen below.

You can print off this blank subtraction square worksheet. Or you can draw your own on a sheet of paper.

Choose *four numbers that will be written in the outer four corners* of the diagram *(see below)*. You can let the students choose their four numbers or you can choose for them.

*Subtract the two numbers on the ends of each of the four sides, and
put the result in the blank circle between the two subtracted numbers*. Have a look at the picture below to see what I mean.

The next step is to continue this same process with the next square.

Students continue subtracting and filling in the blank circles until they have finished.

**What do you notice?**

At the end the final square will have *all the same number* in it. In the one the example I used, **3 is in all four spots** of the smallest square.

You can vary your use of the subtraction square worksheets to make
them a good fit for any level. You can use it for kids learning
subtraction facts, or for double digit as well as triple digit
subtraction.

It really doesn't matter the number of digits students use to
start with. They might start with all two-digit numbers. Or mix it up
by using one-digit and two-digit numbers in the first four circles.

*The bottom line....
*

*Subtraction squares are fun math worksheets and can make learning math more engaging for students*.

Using these fun worksheets on a regular basis helps kids get more
enjoyment from learning and in turn helps their confidence in what they
are learning.

It's a pretty cool subtraction activity that students seem to really get a kick out of.

## Fun Subtraction Triangle Worksheet

Have you used subtraction triangles yet? Here are some fun subtraction triangle worksheets to print off that youngsters will enjoy.

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