Holiday Fun - Subtraction

Holiday Fun - 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.


Get in the holiday spirit by playing this creative online game!  First quiz your kids with a set of subtraction problems and watch as a gingerbread house is built with each correct answer.  Practice, practice, practice and a reward will be waiting afterward!  If a majority of the answers are correct, you will be able to build your very own gingerbread house together!  Holiday Fun is a great destination all year long. Teach your children how fun learning can be!

 Let the holiday fun begin and let's start learning our subtraction facts.


Holiday Fun Step 1After the game finishes loading you'll notice that there's a gingerbread house fully decorated with all sorts of yummy candies.  There's a gingerbread family, a snowman, and many other cute holiday items. At the bottom of the screen you can choose which fact family, or families, you'd like to practice. Click on "start" to get your game started.
Holiday Fun Step 2In this screen the student is faced with equations to answer.  Just click the right candy answer.  On the right you'll see there is a tally of all the subtraction questions you got right and all the subtraction questions you got wrong.  You must get enough questions right to be able to move on to the next screen.
Holiday Fun Step 3This screen shows you either a congratulations screen or a screen that tells you that you need some more practice before you can move on.  So click the button at the button to continue.
Holiday Fun Step 4Now comes the creative fun.  This screen gives the student the opportunity to arrange their own holiday scene.  As you'll notice, there are 2 bars full of decorative items.  One bar on the bottom, and another on the right side.  Simply drag with your mouse one of these items and place it on the scene.  When you're done creating your holiday scene, click the menu button at the top on the right.