Four operation turnover

Posted by lisar | Posted in Four Operations, Games | Posted on October 29, 2014

A game using all four of the operations. An opportunity for students to develop strategies for solving the four operations or working on their automatic recall of number facts.

Materials Needed:

* Two six sided dice

* A set of number cards per player numbered 1 – 12.

To Play:

This is a two player game.

1. Students set up by arranging their twelve cards in order on their playing surface, facing up.

2. Play one rolls the two dice and decides on an operation. They may add the two digits, subtract, multiply or divide (will not work with a remainder). After choosing the operation. They turn over the number card that is the result. eg if  a 2 and 5 was rolled and the player choose to add, 2+5=7, the 7 card would be turned over.

3. Students continue with this taking in turns.

4. Once a card is turned over, it can not be used again. The aim of the game is to be the first player to turn over all 12 cards.