Subtraction Maths Games for Year 3 (age 7-8)
Subtract multiples of 100.
Bar models or base ten blocks are a great visual help whilst children gain confidence with subtracting multiples of 100. Once confident, try the set of questions with no help or the one minute timed challenge.
Subtract a single digit from a 3-digit number
Taking a single digit from a 3-digit number with the help of base ten blocks, leading on to no visual help and a timed challenge. The crossing of both tens and hundreds is tricky!
Subtract multiples of 10 from 3-digit numbers with no exchange.
Taking a multiple of 10 from a 3-digit number with no exchange (eg 345 – 20). Bar models and base ten blocks can help visualise this.
Subtract multiples of 10 from 3-digit numbers with exchange from the hundreds needed.
Taking a multiple of 10 from a 3-digit number with exchange (eg 345 – 60).