Cone Crazy - Subtraction

Cone Crazy - Subtraction Math Game

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


Cone Crazy is a popular game for students who are practicing the subtraction facts.  The multiplication version of this math game has rated as one of our top games for over 8 years. In this game, students scoop up the correct flavor of ice cream for each customer.  It is your job to keep the customers happy.  If you get their order wrong once, they will forgive you.  But if you get it wrong twice, they will leave the store. 


Cone Crazy Subtraction Step 1Choose the difficulty level.  The easy starts with a one scoop ice cream cone.  Level two starts with a two scoop ice cream cone.  And the hard level starts with a two scoop ice cream cone and more difficult subtraction problems.  
Cone Crazy Subtraction Step 2Choose the fact families you would like to practice.  You can choose as many as you like.  When you have selected the fact families, click on START to begin.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 3Penguins will start coming into the store requesting their favorite flavor of ice cream.  Look at the ice cream cone they are thinking of.  Use the scoop to scoop the correct answer for the ice cream cone. When you have the scoop over the correct answer, click the mouse.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 4 After you have answered all the subtraction questions from level one, you go on to level two. Choose which background you would like to decorate your shop.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 5 On to level two.  Click on START to begin.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 6 In this level, the ice cream cones have two scoops.  You will need to answer both equations to move to the next penguin.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 7Level three lets you decorate your shop with new tables.
Cone Crazy Subtraction 9 Awesome job, you have finished all three levels.  Click on PLAY AGAIN to start the game again.