Year 1 Subtraction worksheets
This fun activity is designed to support children in their addition and subtraction as well as helping them to read and spell the numbers to 20.
Can you use a number line to solve these subtraction problems? Let's find out...
Number lines are vertical versions of number lines, used in primary-school maths to help children become familiar with our number system and perform simple calculations like addition and subtraction.
Number lines are an essential tool in primary-school maths. Print out our colourful versions for use with your child at home, or use them as inspiration to help your child design (and perhaps decorate) their own number line.
Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the girl takes to get to the yellow house. Which route does she take to get to the lilac house?
Can you fill in the crossword by writing the answers to the clues as number words?
Can you find the pairs of numbers that make 20? This is a great way to practise all your number bonds to 20.
Can you use this slithery number line to help you solve these subtraction problems?
Work out what these problems are asking you to do. Then write the calculation and work it out!
How good are you at counting backwards? Put the number Milly is holding in your head then count back. Write the number you get to in the box.
This is a challenging game to help you practise adding and subtracting without writing down.
Ask a grown-up to time how long it takes you to say the answer to these questions. Then write some questions yourself and test an adult!
Turn the cards face down on the table. Players must take turns picking up a number card and a word card, complete the calculation it suggests and write the answer. The winner is the player who writes the most correct answers after five turns.
Add an extra learning dimension to family game time – try one of our Cool Maths board games and help reinforce your child's knowledge of number bonds, percentages and fractions while you play. Compiled by deputy headteacher Matt Revill and packed with 20 games, this maths learning pack covers all the key skills your child will need to master as part of the primary numeracy curriculum.
This maths game will help your child to practise adding and subtracting numbers in their head. It is suitable for Key Stage 1 pupils.
This maths problem will help your child to practise adding and subtracting numbers mentally.
This printable download will help your child to practise number bonds to 10 and working with the number system. It is suitable for children at Year 1 level and a parent or carer can supervise.
A worksheet giving word problems involving subtraction with space for working out and answers.
Help your child solve subtraction problems (up to 20) with the help of number lines and counting back in 'hops', the techniques they'll be learning at school.