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Subtraction Song for kids | Subtraction Facts | Subtraction Action | Jack Hartmann

This fun subtraction sentences song will engage students with movement as they actively participate in solving the subtraction sentence they are presented wi...

Today we have a nice game that will help your child to subtract by counting back.

 

How to Set up the Challenge

Place up to ten small objects on a tray.

Once counted, the tray can be covered by a towel.

When objects are removed from under the towel, place them next to the tray so that they can see how many you have taken away.

 


How many things were on the tray?

How many did I take away?

Can you put the starting number in your head?

Can you count back to find how many are left?

How could we write that as a number calculation e.g. 10 - 5 = 5

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