Donut Shop  Subtraction
Making math fun and engaging for students is a top priority, and our Donut Shop: Subtraction printable game does just that! This free resource is designed for Year 3 and Year 4 students who are learning about subtraction. With this game, students can practice their subtraction skills in an interactive and enjoyable way, all while running their very own donut shop.
About Donut Shop: Subtraction
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activity where students solve subtraction problems using colorful donut cards. The game combines the excitement of a pretend shop with valuable math practice, making it a perfect addition to any classroom.
How to Play

Prepare the Game: Print out pages 2 – 12 of the downloadable document. Cut and laminate the donut cards and shop cards for durability.

Set Up: Place the donut cards from pages 5 – 12 upside down in two separate piles – one for pink donuts and one for aqua donuts.

Choose a Shop Card: Students start by selecting a shop card from pages 2 – 4.

Pick Donut Cards: Students then pick one pink donut card and one aqua donut card and place them on their shop card.

Solve the Subtraction Problems: Students solve the subtraction problems displayed on their shop card using the numbers from the donut cards. They can use a whiteboard to show their working out.

Check Answers: Once solved, students can check their answers with their teacher or a peer to ensure accuracy.
Benefits of Playing Donut Shop: Subtraction

Engaging and Fun: The game format makes subtraction practice enjoyable and interactive.

HandsOn Learning: Students actively participate in the learning process, enhancing their understanding of subtraction.

Improves ProblemSolving Skills: Solving different subtraction problems helps students develop critical thinking and problemsolving skills.

Flexible Use: The game can be used in various settings, including classrooms, homeschool environments, and math centers.

Free Resource: As always, this game is completely free to download and use, making it accessible for all educators and parents.
How to Get Started

Download and Print: Click the button below to download your free copy of the Donut Shop: Subtraction game. Print out the necessary pages and prepare the game pieces.

Introduce the Game: Explain the rules and objectives to your students, ensuring they understand how to play and solve the subtraction problems.

Play and Learn: Let your students dive into the game, enjoying the process of running their donut shop while practicing subtraction.

Review and Reflect: After playing, review the subtraction problems with your students, discussing any challenges they faced and celebrating their successes.
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