Quickly add 3 numbers together before the hot air balloons fall out of the sky.
Addition Using Strategies
As a primary school teacher, finding engaging and educational games to play with your students can be a challenge. But what if I told you that there is a free, printable game that your kindergarten and year 1 students will love? It's called "Highest Tower", and it's a fun way to teach students about addition and subtraction while encouraging strategic thinking and problem-solving.
To play the game, each student starts with 5 connecting blocks. They then take turns rolling a dice and moving their blocks accordingly. Once they land on a space, they must look at the number on the space and either add or subtract that number of connecting blocks from their tower. The goal is to build the highest tower possible.
In addition to its educational benefits, Highest Tower is also a fun and engaging game that your students will love. The colourful game board and blocks will capture their attention, and the competitive nature of the game will keep them engaged and excited.
To get started with Highest Tower, all you need is to print out the game board and instructions, and provide each student with 5 connecting blocks. The game is easy to set up and can be played in groups or pairs, making it a great addition to your classroom's math centers or game time activities.
Highest Tower is a fantastic, free resource for primary school teachers looking to teach addition and subtraction in a fun and engaging way. It's easy to set up, easy to play, and offers a range of educational benefits that will help your students develop important skills that they'll use throughout their academic careers. Give it a try today and see just how much your students will love it!