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Value of Playing Save the Sub
Level: 1st-2nd grade
Recommended # of Players: 2
Materials: Two Save the Sub game boards; 2 standard dice; 26 markers
Math Skills: Addition and subtraction with numbers 1-6; probability
Save the Sub is a relatively easy game that gives children opportunities to add and subtract numbers from 1-6. Players must both add and subtract the 2 numbers on each roll in order to decide which operation is to their advantage at each turn. With each roll, players will begin to notice the probabilities of different combinations when 2 dice are rolled.
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