Negative Numbers Game

Welcome to our Negative Numbers Game collection.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Games to help your child develop their understanding of negative numbers.

Negative Numbers Games

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.

Have fun using these free Negative Numbers Games...we hope you enjoy them!

Pit of Doom 5 to -20

Pit of Doom is an exciting dice negative numbers game that uses the number on the dice to move each player either up or further down the Pit.

This is a simple game of chance that has been developed to improved understanding of negative numbers.

For this game, you will need a dice and a counter for each player.

Pit of Doom 5 to -20

Grade: Grade: 3rd Grade +
Number of players: 2+
Learning: learn to use negative numbers to -20, and where they are placed on a number line.

Freeze the Snowman

Freeze the Snowman has been warmed up too much.

The aim of the game is to get him back to -10°C. Each turn, players can take away either 0°C, 1°C,2°C, 3°C, or 4°C.

The player who gets him back to -10°C is the winner!

This game is very simple to play, but can involve a lot of strategy at a higher level!

Freeze the Snowman Game 3 is a DIY version of Game 2 where you can choose your own temperature values.

Freeze the Snowman

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2
Learning skills: subtraction up to 4 from numbers to 20; strategy.

Compare the Negative

This game is all about comparing negative numbers, and understanding negative number place value with 3 digits.

You have to pick random digit cards and place them in the best place to get either the lowest or the highest value number.

Compare the Negative

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2+
Learning skills: negative numbers to 3 digits; comparing negative numbers

Place the Negative Game

This negative numbers game is also about comparing negative numbers, and understanding negative number place value with 3 digits.

You have to roll a dice and choose the best place to write the number to get either the lowest or the highest value number.

This game has less preparation time than Compare the Negative, and does not need digit cards but uses a dice instead.

Place the Negative

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2+
Learning skills: negative numbers to 3 digits; comparing negative numbers

Race to the Moon Subtraction to -10

Race to the Moon is a series of games where the aim is to answer the calculation correctly to create a path of counters from Earth to the Moon.

This version of the game uses subtraction facts with both negative and positive answers up to 10.

Race to the Moon Subtraction to -10

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2-3
Learning: this game develops an understanding of negative numbers to -10.

Salamander Shoot-out!

Salamander Shoot-out from -10 to 10 is a negative numbers game which uses mental calculation skills and rolling dice to make different numbers from 10 to -10.

There is also a blank version of the game which involves strategy or thought 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: 4th 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 -10 to 10

Catch the Stars is a series of games where the aim is to use the numbers on three dice and a range of operations to cover up a number between -10 and 10.

Catch the Stars -10 to 10

Grade: 4th Grade and up
Number of players: 2-3.
Learning skills: using different operations to make numbers from -10 to 10 with 3 dice.

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Negative Numbers Online Practice Zones

Take a look at our practice zones involving using negative numbers with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Practice your arithmetic skills with negative numbers and choose the values you want to be tested on.

The following areas are covered:

  • adding negative numbers.
  • subtracting negative numbers;
  • multiplying negative numbers;
  • dividing negative numbers

Negative Numbers Worksheets Generator

We also have a selection of worksheets involving operations with signed intergers, such as -4 x (-3), or -7 - (-5), etc.

You can choose what sort of values you want to work with and create your own worksheets.

Negative Number Game at Topmarks

If you are looking for a dynamic fun negative number game with music and a storyline to go with it, then why not try this game from topmarks.

The skills involved are mainly sequencing and comparing negative numbers.

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

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