# Cool Maths Games First Grade

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Cool Maths Games for First Graders.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Games to help your child learn their Math facts at 1st grade level.

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Cool Maths Games

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

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.

All the games below have been put in order, with the easiest game first.

Have fun using these Cool Maths Games for kids...we hope you enjoy them!

Math Salamanders First Grade Math Games Booklet

First to 100

First to 100 is a snakes-and-ladders type game where you have to move along the board from 1 to 100.

There are lots of special squares which may mean you get a penalty or a bonus depending on the color you land on.

For this game you will need 2 dice, and some counters.

First to 100

Number of players: 1-4.
Learning skills: Counting up to 100, learning how to use a 100 square, adding up 2 small numbers from 1 to 6.

Classify It! Game #2

Classify It Game #2 is a good game for getting children to develop their understanding of different math vocabulary such as odd and even, equal to, greater/less than and between.

It also helps to develop quick recall of addition facts of 3 small numbers.

Classify It! Game #2

Number of players: 2-3.
Learning skills: add 3 small numbers; odd and even; greater than and less than.

Empty The Chests

Empty The Chests is a fun strategy game where you have to place coins inside 3 different chests.

Depending on your dice roll, you can remove a coin from one of the chests.

However, some chests are more likely to be rolled than others, so you have to place your coins carefully at the start.

Empty the Chests

Number of players: 2+.
Learning skills: strategy and luck.

Race to 10

Race to 10 is a simple addition game which involves adding up the numbers on several dice to reach a total.

The aim of the game is to add up the dice correctly and be the first player to reach 10 points.

Race to 10

Number of players: 1-4
Learning: Adding several small numbers together from 1 to 6.

Blast Off!

Blast Off! is a cool Maths game which uses mental calculation skills and rolling dice to make different numbers.

It is suitable for children at 1st Grade, but is also suitable for older children.

For this game you will need 2 dice, and some counters.

Blast Off!

Number of players: 1-2
Learning: adding and subtracting numbers to 6 make a total from 0 to 8.
More able children can also use multiplication and division to make the numbers from 0 to 8.

Race to the Moon

Race to the Moon is a math game designed to improve quick recall of addition and subtraction facts to 10.

For this game, you will need some colored counters for each player.

Race to the Moon

Number of players: 2-3
Learning: adding and subtracting to 10.

Catch the Stars

Catch the Stars is a cool maths game which uses mental calculation skills and rolling dice to make different numbers.

It is similar to the game 'Blast Off!' but with a star theme.
It is suitable for children at 1st Grade, but is also suitable for older children.

For this game you will need 2 dice, and some counters.

Catch the Stars 1-12

Number of players: 2-3
Learning: using different operations to make numbers to 12 with 2 dice.

Salamander Shoot Out to 12

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 2 dice, and some counters.

Salamander Shoot Out

Number of players: 2
Learning skills: using the rolls on the dice, adding and subtracting to make target numbers from 0 to 12; picking 'difficult' numbers for your opponent to shoot out.

Salamander Combine It!

Salamander Combine It! is a place value game that consolidates adding of tens and ones together.

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

Score points for each line of 3 counters you make.

Salamander Combine It!

Number of players: 1-4
Learning skills: place value to 100

Trap the Spiders

Trap the Spiders is a place value game that consolidates adding of tens, fives and ones together.

The aim of the game is to score as many points as possible by trapping spiders on their webs.

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

Trap the Spiders

Number of players: 1-4
Learning skills: counting by 10s, 5s and 1s.

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