## Basic Subtraction Worksheets

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The worksheets and games on this page teach basic subtraction concepts with single-digit answers.

For two and three-digit subtraction, please try this link: Subtraction Worksheets (Advanced).

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Games & Flashcards

Subtraction Matching Game (Basic Facts) FreeMatch each subtraction with with the answer in this fun card game.

Subtraction Facts Bingo (Basic Facts) MemberYour kids can practice basic facts by playing this fun bingo game!

Subtraction Dice Game (2 Players) MemberPlayers take turns rolling a pair of dice. After each roll, the player subtracts the smaller number from the larger number. The player with the greatest difference wins the round.

Subtraction Flash Cards FreeA complete set of basic subtraction flashcards up to 18 - 9.

Subtraction With

Counters and Pictures

Use the animal pictures to help you solve basic subtraction facts.

Basic Subtraction - Counters MemberUse the pictures of counters to help you solve the basic subtraction problems.

Basic Subtraction - Counters 2 MemberSlightly harder basic subtraction problems with counters.

Number Line

Subtraction

Determine which subtraction problems are being shown by the each number line.

Number Line Subtraction 2 MemberUse the number line to determine the missing number in each subtraction fact.

Number Line Subtraction 3 MemberUse the number lines to determine the missing quantity in each subtraction fact. Use the "count back" technique.

Number Line Subtraction 4 MemberStudents use the number line to help them subtract.

Number Line Subtraction-Addition Mix MemberUse the number line to add or subtract.

Speed Subtraction Basic Facts (0 - 9) MemberAnswer the 50 Basic Subtraction Facts as quickly as possible.

Mystery Pictures

Mystery Picture: Beach MemberSolve the basic subtraction problems (all minuends are 18 or less; all subtrahends are exactly 9). Then color the mystery scene according to the key. Scene will show a beach ball and sand pail.

Mystery Picture: Parrot MemberSolve the subtraction problems and color-by-number to reveal a picture of a colorful parrot.

Mystery Picture: Airplane MemberFind the differences for these subtraction facts, then color according to the key.

Mystery Picture: Butterflies MemberSolve the basic subtraction problems and color-by-number to reveal a picture of a flower and two butterflies.

Mystery Picture: Bird MemberOn this worksheet, students will solve basic subtraction problems with differences of 10 or less. The finished picture will reveal a read bird sitting on its nest.

Mystery Picture - Whale MemberAfter students find the answers to the subtraction facts, they can color each space according to the key to reveal a gray and blue whale.

Mystery Picture: Rocket MemberSubtraction fact blast off! Solve the facts and color the rocket.

Mystery Picture - Dog MemberFind the differences and color the dog picture according to the color code.

Mystery Picture: Rooster MemberSolve the basic subtraction problems and color-by-number to reveal a picture of a flower and two butterflies.

Mystery Picture: Castle MemberWrite the answers to the subtraction facts and color the royal castle.

Mystery Picture: Fish MemberWrite the answers to the subtraction problems, then color the mystery picture of a clownfish.

Mystery Picture: Dragon MemberAfter writing the differences for the problems on the page, color the sea monster (dragon) according to the color code at the bottom of the picture.

Mystery Picture: Hot Air Balloon MemberA colorful hot air balloon will be revealed when you answer the math facts and color according to the key.

Mystery Picture: Ladybug MemberFind the differences for each fact shown. The color the spaces to reveal a picture of a ladybug landing on a purple flower.

Mystery Picture: Sailboat(7s Only) Member

When they solve and color the picture, students will see a colorful sailboat.

Basic Subtraction

Worksheet Generator

Create your own custom subtraction worksheets with basic facts. You choose the range for the subtrahends and the differences. This generator tool lets you to create worksheets with 25 or 50 problems.

Subtraction Speed Drills

Subtraction Basic Facts (0-20) MemberSolve 43 basic subtraction problems as quickly as possible. All numbers are 20 or less. Differences are ten or less.

Subtraction Basic Facts (0-18) MemberThis worksheet has 41 basic subtraction facts. How quickly can you students solve them? All numbers are 18 or less. Differences are all equal to or less than nine.

Addition & Subtraction Facts (0-20) MemberSolve all of the mixed addition and subtraction facts as quickly as possible. Includes sums up to and including 20 and differences up to and including 10.

Related Pages on Super Teacher Worksheets

Subtraction Worksheets (Advanced)Worksheets for two, three, and four-digit subtraction with and without regrouping

Basic Fact Families (Addition-Subtraction)This page has basic number bonds, fact families, and number triangles for teaching students about the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Addition-Subtraction Mix (Basic)This page has a mixture of basic subtraction and basic addition facts. Includes practice worksheets, number lines, and flashcards.

Basic Addition WorksheetsWorksheets cover basic addition facts with addends up to 9.

In-Out BoxesWorksheets with simple and advanced input-output boxes

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Subtraction Worksheets