5 Dice Games For Math to Play with Your Kids

Dice games are a fantastic way to keep your children busy and entertained. That isn’t it though. There are Dice Games for Math to Play with Your Kids that can help them to learn through play.

Learning through play is a fantastic way to instill a love of learning within your children. When children learn through play, they are not only having fun but they are absorbing educational material too. There are several math dice games that your children can enjoy, that will teach them numeracy, math, and more.

Erin plays many of these games weekly in her primary classroom and they are a huge hit with the kids.

The Benefits of Dice Games for Math

The benefits of math dice games are plentiful. Playing these types of games with your children encourages them to learn about probability, calculation, and more. In fact, these games can also improve manual dexterity and visual perception. 

If that’s not enough, your children can also improve their social skills through play. They will learn how to take turns, how to remain patient and how to be a good sport.

Math Dice Games to Play with Your Kids

We have some awesome Math Dice Game Printables to play with your kids. Not only will you have hours of fun, but your children will be learning. This is a win-win experience for all involved.

These games are as simple as printing them off, gathering what you need to play and settling in for a fun game play experience.

Over the Mountain

Over the mountain is a fun and exciting game to play as a family. The good news is that it is simple and easy to play. The first to cross off all the numbers wins. So settle in, print off these dice games and have fun.

What You Need to Play Over the Mountain

  • Over the Mountain Printables
  • Pencil
  • 3 Dice

How to Play Over the Mountain Dice Game

  1. Roll 3 dice
  2. Choose to either add or subtract the dice from each other
  3. Cross out the number once you complete it
  4. First to cross out all the numbers win

Race to 100

This math dice game is so much fun. Race your children to see who can be the first to get to 100. The first one there wins the game! This game is fun, and educational, making it the perfect experience.

What You Need to Play Race to 100

  • Race to 100 Printables
  • Pencil
  • Counter
  • 2 Dice

How to Play Race to 100

  1. Roll 2 dice together
  2. Add the numbers together to get the sum
  3. Add the sum to your total score
  4. Move the counter to the total number
  5. First to 100 wins

Odd/Even

Playing Odd/Even with dice is so much fun. Players choose sides, whether they want to be odd or even. The first person to fill up their category on their card, wins. The kids will love playing this game as you race to fill up your card by rolling the dice.

What You Need to Play Odd/Even

  • Odd/Even Printables
  • Pencil
  • Two or Three Dice

How to Play Odd/Even

  1. Each player chooses to be either odd or even
  2. Roll two or three dice
  3. Add the dice to get your sum
  4. Record your sum in the square box
  5. Record whether your total is odd or even
  6. First to complete their side wins

Multiply Dice

This fun math dice game is perfect for learning multiplication. Take turns rolling the dice and multiplying the numbers together. The person who has the most boxes coloured in wins. Fun and educational.

What You Need to Play Multiply Dice

  • Multiply Dice Printable
  • Pencil
  • Crayons/pencil crayons or markers
  • Two Dice

How to Play Multiply Dice

  1. Roll 2 dice
  2. Multiply to get the products
  3. Record your sum in the square box
  4. Each player takes a turn
  5. The higher number earns a point so colour in a box when a point is earned
  6. The person with the most boxes coloured in wins

Stuck in the Mud

This fun Dice Game Printable is a fantastic game to play with your kids, checkout more fun ways to entertain kids at home and keep them learning.. Take turns trying to ensure you don’t get stuck in the mud. So much fun and helps with counting and math skills.

What You Need to Play Stuck in the Mud

  • Stuck in the Mud Printable
  • 5 Dice
  • Pencil
  • Crayons/pencil crayons or markers

How to Play Stuck in the Mud

  1. Each play rolls 5 dice
  2. Any rolls of 1 and 3 are stuck in the mud
  3. Add your total of the remaining dice
  4. The person with the higher total wins the round
  5. The higher number earns a point so colour in the box when a point is earned
  6. The person with the most boxes coloured in wins

These 5 Dice Games for Math to Play with Your Kids are a fantastic addition to family game night. In fact, they can be played at any time. Just simply print them off and enjoy some fun and educational game time with your family.

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