Cave Run - Addition Math Game

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.2.OA.B.2 - Fluently add within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.

Description

Cave Run Addition makes learning the addition facts FUN! In Cave Run, you gather coins while exploring an underground cave. Be careful of the underground volcanoes, boulders, ice traps, and crevasses! Your explorer starts running along the cave floor collecting gold coins. Click on the mouse to make him jump from platform to platform. As the explorer get farther and farther into the cave, the levels increase in speed and difficulty. If jumping over volcanoes isn't enough, throughout the game you will be given addition problems to solve! Games like this make learning kids WANT to learn.

Instructions

Step 1
After the game loads, the first screen reminds players to JUMP by pressing the left mouse button. To jump higher, hold the left button down longer. The object is to collect as many coins as you can while answering addition facts. To begin the action, click anywhere on the opening screen.

Step 2
When the game begins, your explorer runs to the right. The distance he travels is shown in the upper right corner of the screen. Below is the number of coins collected.

Step 3
Some of the coins are magic and won't let you travel farther until you have correctly answered an addition problem! Click on the correct answer to continue.

Step 4
As you get further into the cave, the game will speed up and you will run into more hazards!

Step 5
When your explorer misses a jump, the game ends and you are given the option of trying again. The screen displays the distance you traveled, the number of coins you collected, and your total score.