A popular math game that children love to play is a game called the Add em Up. This game focuses on allowing children to develop their mental math skills, learn how to add, subtract, and multiply as well as creating equations and long lines of math equations. If you are wondering how to play the game of Add up Up here is a look at how to play this fun, informative game.
To start the game you will need to have a deck of cards as well as some pens, pencils or paper. These are essential to the game playing experience.
Rules of the Game
Step One. You will explain to the players that they are playing a game that requires them to add, subtract or multiply the numbers that will be presented. They must try to come up with the highest or lowest number possible using the numbers given.
Step Two. You will deal out three to four cards. The children will look at the cards and try to figure out an equation that will match what you asked them to do. The winner is the child that creates the closest number to what your instructions asked for.
Step Three. During the game you can increase the amount of cards that are played as this will add a challenge. Other variations on this game include giving one single number that the children will have to come close to while they are playing the game. For example, you can ask children to come as close as they can to the number 15. The winner would be the person who created an equation or figured out how to make the numbers get to 15.