I love using roll and cover games with my students because they make it so fun to practice different math skills: addition, subtraction and even number recognition.

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## Math Game Differentiating

To make it easy for you to differentiate, there are four versions of the roll and cover math games included in your free download (below):

–> Flower Roll and Cover (with numbers 1-6)

–> Flower Roll and Cover (with numbers 2-12)

–> Flower Plus One

–> Flower Minus One

Because you can print a just-right version for every child in class, the activity is great for independent, partner, small group work or math stations.

When it was time to prep the activity, I printed the boards on white cardstock to give them extra durability.

Then, I grabbed dice and a container of counting chips and we were ready for some math fun!

## Flower Roll and Cover Math Game

For this version of the math game, my students needed one playing dice and a container of chips to cover the flowers.

Students started by rolling the dice and counting the dots on top.

In the example below, the student rolled a 4. He searched the board, found a flower with the number 4 on it and covered it with a counting chip.

Students continued taking turns rolling and covering the number until all of the flowers on the board were hidden.

## Flower Roll and Cover Math Game (numbers 2-12)

For this version of the game, my students needed two dice and a container of chips to cover the flowers.

Students started by rolling the dice and adding the numbers together.

In the example below, the student rolled a 1 and 6. She quickly realized that the sum was 7 and announced, “One plus six equals seven.”

She searched the board, found a flower with the number 7 on it and covered it with a chip.

Students continued taking turns rolling and covering the number until all of the flowers on the board were covered.

## Flower Plus One Math Game

Next game up was Flower Plus One.

For this version of the game, my students needed one dice and a container of chips to cover the flowers.

Since this board practiced adding one to the number rolled, students started by rolling the dice.

In the example below, the student rolled a 5 and said, “Five plus one more equals six.”

Then, he used a chip to cover the number 6 on his board.

Students continued taking turns rolling and covering the number until all of the flowers on the board were covered.

## Flower Minus One Math Game

Finally, we had Flower Minus One.

For this version of the game, my students needed one dice and a container of chips to cover the flowers.

Just as the name suggests, students started by rolling the dice and taking away just one.

In the example below, the student rolled a 3. She said, “Three minus one equals 2” and then covered up a 2 on her board.

Children continued taking turns rolling and covering the number until all of the flowers on the board were hidden.

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1. Jennie says:

Hi,

Thanks for any information!

1. Ashley says:

Hi Jennie,
Thanks for reaching out.
This activity was submitted by one of our contributing writers. She is a Pre-K teacher, so it was just personal preference.
You’ll notice we refer to them as “dice” in the post, so they are the same thing.
Hope that helps!
Warmly,