Subtraction Games and Interactive Activities for Kids

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You can choose the number range, and whether to have regrouping

Town Creator - Subtraction


This is a wonderful creative subtraction game!

You start by choosing the number range to practice, and choose if you want to have problems with regrouping.

With every correct answer that you make, another piece of the city will be added.

You start by adding small houses, and as you go by, you can add other objects too, such as trees, cars, buildings, aviation and more.

You can choose the number range, and whether to have regrouping

Sea Life - Subtraction Game


Let's use our subtraction skills to explore the deep sea!

While you solve these math problems, you get to create your own beautiful underwater scene.

Add plants and sea shells, corals and fish.

One Digit Subtraction

Minus Mission


An Easy game for first grade, you can choose the range of facts to practice and the speed of reaction needed. Proceeding to advanced levels will make it harder.

You can use the mouse to play this game, as well as the keyboard.

You can choose single or double digit numbers, with or without regrouping

Fruit Shoot


Start by choosing the scope of numbers to practice (single or double digit numbers), and whether to have subtraction problems with or without regrouping.

Then, choose between a relaxed game, or a timed game (faster).

In the game itself you have to shoot the fruit that has the correct answer to the presented problem.

One Digit Problems Of Facts 1 - 9

Pearl Search


Numbered pearls are lying on the bottom of the ocean.

Find the one with the answer to the presented problem, and pick it up.

There are two levels to choose from, an "Easy" one which is calm, and a "Super" one in which you should act quickly, before the shells close down.

Three digit numbers with regrouping

3 Digit Subtraction Practice


This activity offers online practice of 3 digit subtraction problems.
Type the answer to the presented problem, and click the "Submit" button.

If you are correct, you will get a "Correct" sign and proceed on to the next problem.

If you are wrong, you will be shown the correct answer, and get the opportunity to see a detailed solution to this problem.

2 digit numbers with regrouping

Subtraction Questions


This activity has 8 subtraction questions, in which you need to click the correct answer.

All questions are solved by using the regrouping ("borrowing") method.

After you choose the answer (whether right or wrong), you will see the steps needed to be taken to answer the questions.

Educational Benefits

If you’re looking for fun online activities for students to complete while simultaneously building their subtraction skills, then you can find what you need right here.

These interactive lessons are intended for children in 1st and 2nd grade, and provide opportunities for them to develop their skills in single and double digit subtraction, as well as subtraction with regrouping, all of them very important concepts for burgeoning math learners.

Children will be able to keep track of their score while they play, letting them and their teacher know what exactly they can improve upon, and which set of lessons will be ideal for them in their future learning.

From basketball to bowling to the Powerpuff Girls, there is something here to interest every student, and help them learn at the same time!