# Addition Games – Bump – Friends to 20

Players throw 2 dice and calculate the sum. They then calculate ‘How many more to 20?’ and place a counter on the answer. e.g If 2 sixes are thrown the player covers 8 since 12+8=20. The game is ideal for practicing the mental Math strategy ‘Friends to 20’.

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# Addition Games

Bump – Friends to 20 – 8 Game Boards

**Addition**** Games** – **Friends to 20 Bump:**

Players throw 2 dice and calculate the sum. They then calculate ‘How many more to 20?’ and place a counter on the answer. e.g If 2 sixes are thrown the player covers 8 since 12+8=20. The game is ideal for practicing the mental Math strategy ‘Friends to 20’.

**What You Need:**

2 dice numbered 1 to 6

*Optional*

**How to Play this Addition Game:**

**The ‘Bump’ Rule:**

**The ‘Locked In’ Rule:**

**‘LOCKED IN’**and it cannot be ‘

**BUMPED’**off the board.

**How to Win this Addition Game:**

**The Dice Mat:**

**– If any of the dice roll off the mat the throw is disallowed.**

**Conduct Number Talks Before and After the Game:**

**A Possible Number Talks: **

**NB The verbalizing of teacher self-talk is very important**e.g I worked this out by going 4+4 is 8, it’s 2 more to 10 and then 10 more to 20 so the answer is 2+10.

– Explain to a partner how you found the answer. ie Use the ‘Think, Pair Share’ or ‘Think, Pair Square’ strategy.

**Base Number Talks on Observed Behaviours: **

**to solve the dice numbers, encourage the practicing of strategies because they are efficient. Model how efficient they are.**

*Counting On’*– Counting backward and forwards

**Possible Journal Reflections:**

– I did not enjoy playing this Math game today because___________

– After playing this Math game I can now ___________

– Based on the way I felt today in Math I need to __________

– What did you discover about your use of Addition strategies while playing this game.

Mermaid Addition Game

**Game Boards Included in this Download:**

– Mermaid Friends to 20 Full-Color Game Board

– Mermaid Friends to 20 Low Color Game Board

– Astronauts Friends to 20 Full-Color Game Board

– Astronauts Friends to 20 Low Color Game Board

– Construction Workers Friends to 20 Full-Color Game Board

– Construction Workers Friends to 20 Low Color Game Board

– Fairy Friends to 20 Full-Color Game Board

– Fairy Friends to 20 Low Color Game Board

– Set of Game Rules

– Teaching Notes

– Possible Math Journal Reflections

**NB There are ‘low color’ versions of each board in this download **

**just in case you have one of ‘those’ principals hehehe**

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