Save the Sub

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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

Mathematical benefits

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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