Printable Subtraction Games

You'll find plenty of printable subtraction games on our site. The first subtraction activity - "Subtraction Triangles" - is a sort of a subtraction puzzle kids can do by themselves or in a small group.

Subtraction Triangles

subtraction activity with triangles

How They Work: Notice that the triangle is turned upside down.  The triangle at the top has empty squares that need to be filled in with numbers.  

The bottom triangle has been filled in with the correct numbers and is complete.  

Starting with the top row of numbers, notice that the difference of two numbers touching each other is directly below the two numbers.

For example, the two numbers in the top row on the left are 7 and 1. When you subtract 1 from 7, the difference is 6.  And 6 is the number that is directly below the 7 and the 1.  The whole subtraction triangle works this same way!

Got it!  Here we Go! 

We'll be adding more subtraction triangles periodically, so be sure to bookmark us and come back soon! Below, you'll find links to more printable subtraction games on his site.

More Printable Subtraction Games...

Make subtraction fun the kids with our collection of free printable subtraction games! Check out the links below for more subtraction activities!

  • Domino differences: Students will enjoy strengthening their subtraction fact skills with this game.
  • Sunken Treasure: This activity can be use to practice double-digit subtraction or addition. 

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Subtraction Games

Subtraction Checkers 

Turn a game of checkers into an exciting way to learn subtraction facts.

Four-Dice Subtraction:

2 - 4 players. All you need are four dice and to print the game board.  

Subtraction Flashcards

A great way for students to master subtraction.

Subtraction Squares:

Fun way to build subtraction skills!