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Welcome to the Math Salamanders 6th Grade Math Games.

Here you will find a wide range of fun printable Math Games designed for students
at a grade 6 level.

Using games is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

Children will pick up a whole range of skills through playing games naturally and informally.

Encouraging your child to play math games and puzzles like sodoku and chess will also help develop their logical reasoning.

Using these math games below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and memory skills.

Many of these games focus on developing and understanding of negative numbers and negatve number arithmetic.

There are other games which involve using exponents and algebraic expressions and equations.

Have fun using these free 6th Grade Math Games...we hope you enjoy them!

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Find the Root is an estimation and reasoning game which involves trying to find the 2 digit square root of a given number.

It is a competitive game, and will hopefully hone estimation skills and also an awareness of possible factors of a given number.

Find the Root Game

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2+

Calculator needed.

Learning: square roots, estimation and factors

Empty the Chest is a fun probability and chance game that involves strategically selecting chests to put coins in.

Roll the dice and see which chest you can take coins out of.

The strategy involves selecting the chests with the highest probability of rolling to put your coins in.

Empty the Chest v3

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2+

Learning: probability and strategy

Powers of 10 Game is a game all about multiplying and dividing 2 digit numbers by 10, 100 or 1000.

The aim of the game is to make a line of 3 counters by accurately multiplying or dividing 2 digit numbers by powers of 10.

Powers of 10 Game

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2-3

Learning: multiply and divide 2 digit numbers by 10, 100 or 1000

Race to the Moon is one of our Math Games that develops rapid recall of Math facts.

The aim of the game is to be the first player to complete an unbroken path of counters from the Earth to the Moon.

It is a simple game to play, and only requires different colored counters.

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2

Learning: subtraction facts with answers from 10 down to -10.

Salamander Shoot-out is a Math game which uses mental calculation skills and rolling dice to make different numbers.

There is also strategic thinking involved in picking out numbers for your opponent to try to shoot out.

For this game you will need three dice, and some counters.

Salamander Shoot Out -10 to 10

Grade: 6th Grade +

Number of players: 2.

Learning skills: using the rolls on the dice to make target numbers from -10 to 10; picking 'difficult' numbers for your opponent to shoot out.

Catch the Stars is a set of Math fact games which uses dice rolls to make different numbers.

The aim of the game is to use the numbers on the dice to catch as many stars as possible.

This game is quite similar to the Salamander Shoot Out game and involves the same skills but in a different context.

Grade: 6th Grade and up

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: using different operations to make numbers between -10 and 10 with 3 dice.

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: using different operations to make numbers between -10 and 10 with 3 dice.

Spot the Calculation is a good game for developing mental calculation skills using all 4 operations.

The aim of the game is for one player to make a calculation using the numbers on several dice.
The other player then has to try to guess what the calculation was from the answer.

Spot the Calculation Dice Game 3

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2-4

Learning: +, -, x, ÷ and using exponents with using numbers 1 to 6, PEMDAS (or PEDMAS)

Three on Target Game is a board game that uses dice to generate random numbers.

The numbers are then used to try to create target numbers on the board - some of which include negative numbers and decimals.

The aim of the game is to be the first player to get a triangle of 3 adjacent counters.

Three on Target Game

Grade: 6th Grade and upwards

Number of players: 2

Learning: Add, subtract, multiply and divide to reach an answer (answers include decimals and negative numbers)

This game involves using the roll on the dice to generate the value of an expression..

Algebra Calculation Game #1

Grade: 6th Grade and up

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: calculate the value of simple algebraic expressions, strategic thinking.

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: calculate the value of simple algebraic expressions, strategic thinking.

The games in this section involve using the roll on a dice to satisfy the value of an algebraic inequality.

Inequality Game #1

Grade: 6th Grade and up

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: satisfy the value of simple algebraic inequalities, strategic thinking.

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: satisfy the value of simple algebraic inequalities, strategic thinking.

Solve the Equation Game #1

Grade: 6th Grade and up

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: solve simple algebraic equations, strategic thinking.

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: solve simple algebraic equations, strategic thinking.

If you are looking for some easier games, then why not try these math games for 5th graders.

Many of the games are similar to the ones on this page, but at a slightly easier level.

If you are looking for some online 6th grade math games, why not try math-play.com.

Using the link below will open their website in a new browser window.

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