# Countdown

Concept:

Description:

Phase:

Group Size:

Each player writes the number "99" at the top of their paper. Players then take turns to roll, add and subtract the total from 99. The player that gets to zero first wins.

INSTRUCTIONS

**Purpose**

- Practice subtraction

**Resources**

- Dices
- Scrap paper
- pens

**How to play:**

Each player writes the number “99” at the top of their paper

- One player rolls both dice
- Add them together
- Then, subtract the sum from their starting number of 99
- After working this out, write the number remaining on the paper

**For example:**

Roll a 4 and 5

4 + 5 = 9

99 – 9 = 90

Write 90

- The next player take a turn to roll the dice and work out the answer
- The first player to get to zero wins