# Addition & Subtraction – Kiss the Dragon

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# Addition & Subtraction – Kiss the Dragon

Addition Game and Subtraction Game – Kiss the Dragon is a game of Strategy, Addition & Subtraction. Players take turns moving a single counter 1, 2 or 3 spaces at a time trying to make their opponent land on the dragon’s head. Players answer Addition and Subtraction questions as they progress.

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## Addition & Subtraction Game – Kiss the Dragon  with Triangular Flash Cards

Multiplication Game

Kiss the Dragon is a game of Strategy, Addition & Subtraction. Players take turns moving a single counter 1, 2 or 3 spaces at a time trying to make their opponent land on the dragon’s head. Players answer Addition and Subtraction questions as they progress.

### What You Need:

2 Players
1 Kiss the Dragon Game Board
1 Counter
1 Set of Triangular Game Cards formed into a Deck

### Game Set-Up:

– Place Counter on the green hill.

Triangular Flash Cards

### How to Play:

1. The person with the shortest hair goes first.
2. Player One moves the counter 1, 2 or 3 spaces on the dragon’s back.
3. Player 2 draws a card and holds their fingers over one of the corners of the card. Player One uses mathematical reasoning to work out which number is hidden.
NB If a student cannot answer a question they hang onto the card to revise it before the next game.
4. Player 2 then repeats steps 2 and 3.
5. Play continues in this fashion until one player is forced to place the counter on the dragon’s head.

### How to Win:

The player who forces the other to place the counter on the dragon’s head is the winner.

### During the Game:

– Teacher observes the games in progress to ensure the use of the cards is understood.
– Teacher takes notes on areas of remediation.

### Possible Journal Reflections:

– In your own words, outline how to play this game to someone in a different grade.
– Outline your winning strategy for this game.
– While I was playing this Math Game I noticed…
– I found it easy/hard to stay focused in Math today because…
– What do you feel you need to focus on next time you play this game?

Triangular Flash Card

### Variations:

– Change the number of moves allowed eg 1, 2 , 3 & 4. Experiment to see how changing this variable affects the game.
– Start from the head and go back to the tail
– Make the player who lands on the head of the dragon the winner.

1 Kiss the Dragon Game Board
1 Set of Doubles Triangular Flash Cards – Orange
1 Set of Doubles Plus One Triangular Flash Cards – Turquoise
1 Set of Doubles Plus Two Triangular Flash Cards – Green
1 Set of Friends to Ten Triangular Flash Cards – Purple

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