Bowling for Numbers early math game

Created ByFran Lafferty
Resource Type
PDF (2 MB|9 pages)

Product Description

Knock over numbered pins while practicing addition and subtraction facts to 10.

A game for two players or two teams of players.

Players each have a bowling board on which numbered pins sit upon corresponding numbered spots. On each turn, players choose a pair of bowling balls, read the number sentence on the back, and knock over the pin with the answer to the problem. The winner is the first to knock over all 10 pins on their playing board.


- 2 bowling alley playing boards

- 20 numbered bowling pins - 10 each of two colors to match playing boards

- Fronts and backs of shaped playing cards - bowling ball pairs on one side and addition/subtraction problems on the other side - enough for 20 cards or multiples of 20

- Full instructions

- Ideas for extension activities

- Printing & storage tips

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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