Shark Roll and Cover

This playful shark roll and cover game is a must-play! As kids race to cover all of their shark’s teeth, they won’t even notice they’re practicing counting, subitizing (instantly recognizing numbers), and adding at the same time.

Grab the freebie (below) and then hop over and snag our Place Value Cover Up in our shop!

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Getting Ready

To prep the roll and cover game, I printed the Shark Roll and Cover (below) on cardstock to give it extra durability and make the colors pop.

There are two versions of the game – one practices counting 1-6 and the other works on addition to 12. Since I wanted Middle Brother (age 4.5) to use the second option, I grabbed two dice and our box of pattern blocks.

Shark Roll and Cover

Middle Brother was super excited to get started. (Life doesn’t get much cooler than playing with shark teeth, after all!)

He rolled the dice and added the numbers together. Five! He slid his first tooth into place – covering the five.

Free roll and cover shark game!

He rolled again and a pair of sixes landed on top. Since their sum is twelve, he covered it on his game board.

Fun shark addition game for kids!

One roll after the next, he found the sum and added a tooth.

Grab Your Download

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  1. Jessie

    hi the download button is not working now.

    • Ashley

      Hi Jessie,
      Thanks for reaching out. I’m sorry you’re having trouble downloading. We never want that.
      Please check to be sure you’ve enabled pop-ups from our site. Even if you’ve been able to download before, the site was recently updated and you may need to do so again. We also recommend using the Chrome browser. For instructions on how to enable pop ups in Chrome, you can check out THIS ARTICLE.
      You can also check out our troubleshooting video HERE for help. If you still can’t get it to work, you can email me at and I will get it to you.
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

  2. Ann

    The download button is not working – I click it and nothing happens.

  3. Edna

    Hi Ashley,

    Thank you for creating such awesome resources. The download button for this resource is not working. I’ve been able to download other of your materials this morning but for some reason this one is not working.

  4. Delisha

    Hi, I’m having trouble downloading this game.



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