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Monday 6 April 2020

Monday Math Games: Dice Games

This week for math games, I am sharing some cool dice games. Last week we talked Card Games, but dice games are super fun if you have them around the house.

There are so many cool dice out there. I collected double dice (dice in dice) and 8 and 10 sided die. Dice of different colours, shapes, sizes - I have tons which I loved using when I was a teacher on call.

Shut The Box

Roll the dice, cross out numbers, and Shut the Box. As simple as that! Or is it? Play to find out and share your favorite strategy.
Goal: Player with the lowest score at the end of the game wins
Skill: Addition, Number Sense
Number of Players: 2 or more

The Path Game

This dice game is a great one that kids and adults can complete together. Which number can never be rolled? (Bonus tip: add in 1 or 2 more dice to increase the difficulty!)
Goal: Be the first to complete your path
Skill: Addition, Number Sense
Number of Players: 2 or more

Horse Race

Get your family together for a Horse Race – a quick dice game where you sum up and gallop ahead! Bonus points if you mimic the clippity-clop of hooves as you gallop to the finish.
Goal: Be the first player to reach the finish line
Skill: Addition
Number of Players: 2 or more


This is a great strategy game for kids and adults to play together - culminating in round after round of kitchen table math fun!
Goal: Be the first player to score at least 100 points
Skill: Addition, Problem Solving
Number of Players: 2-4

Over The Hill

This collaborative game allows players to work together to use addition, subtraction, and multiplication! Perfect for players of varying ages!
Goal: Be the first to cross out all your numbers to get over the hill
Skill: Addition, Subtraction, Sequencing, Multiplication
Number of Players: 2 or more

Connect 3

Brush up on addition skills with this quick paced Bingo-style game! First player to Connect 3 numbers in a row is a winner.
Goal: Be the first player to cover up three sums in a row
Skill: Addition, Number Sense
Number of Players: 2

All from: https://zenomath.org/toolbox/dice-games/

Also check out:
Place Value, Order of Operations, Fractions, Measurement and more

My previous dice game posts from a few years ago when I blogged more regularly:

Dice can be used for things other than just MATH - check it out....

Spelling Dice Game

Reading Comprehension Dice (Make your own)

Roll a Story


More Math Dice Games:


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