Math practice is so much more fun to teach when it’s through fun stories. I always love how excited students are to show their math skills and practice while we read. Here’s a list of 12 fun addition and subtraction books for little learners you’ll want to add to your classroom library today.
12 Addition and Subtraction Books for Little Learners
I love this sweet book about subtraction. The colors and animals in this book are so inviting and make simple subtraction fun for kids.
We play musical chairs all the time! It’s great to read a book the kids are already familiar with the topic and help them focus on the math concepts reviewed in the book.
Animals help little learners with simple addition problems in this fun book. This is the perfect book for beginners. The problems are simple and there are a lot of picture clues.
Dominos are a great math manipulative in the classroom. I have this book in my set of classroom library books and love it! It’s a great one for kids to read while they are in your math centers too!
I like to add this book to our zoo field trip preparations. Animals at the zoo help little readers with their addition adventure!
This magical elevator takes Ben on an amazing ride as he practices his subtraction through the floors. This story is always a classroom favorite!
Practice addition skills with monsters! Silly little monsters help readers with their addition problems through fun rhymes and funny illustrations.
If You Were a Minus Sign by Patricia Speed Shaskan
Add If You Were a Minus Sign to the If You Were A Plus Sign book above as a great way to review two important concepts for little learners.
Splash is one of my favorite math books! Animals jump in and crawl out as readers work through each addition or subtraction problem to find out how many animals are in the pond.
Focus on the number 11 with this simple reading book. Each addition problem comes out with a sum of 11! Students love this book!
Animals are being rounded up for a great adventure! Follow along as Jill adds animals to her ride as she takes them to a special destination.
I like adding this book to our spring reading list. Use your student’s love for bird to help with practice their subtraction skills.
Use this set of fun books along with the Zoo First to 20 and First to 50 Math Games!
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Do you have any favorite children’s addition and subtraction books that are not on the list? If so, please share in the comments below.