For this activity, you will need 6 pennies or other small items that can fit in the circle and dice.

This fun activity gives your students practice in their subtraction facts up to 6. In the first two worksheets, we have set up the subtraction facts in ascending and descending order to give kids the opportunity to observe patterns in taking 1 more away.


Take Away 6 Pennies, Worksheet 1


Take Away 6 Pennies, Worksheet 2


Take Away 6 Pennies, Worksheet 3

You can download a free version of this eduprintable, which includes the 3 worksheets above and answer key:

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Take Away 6 Pennies

Common Core:
Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.
Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
Fluently add and subtract within 5.