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Easy Addition Math Card Game for Adding to 100 2nd and 3rd Grade

Updated: Apr 6, 2022

Are you looking for an easy-to-implement, fun, and engaging addition to 100 math card game? Are you a 2nd or 3rd grade teacher? Maybe you're are a special education teacher looking for differentiated materials for teaching an IEP goal.

If so, this is the right place for you. As we proceed, I will be answering the question "How can I make my second grade math fun?" and walking you through a math card game for counting to 100, where all students have an equal chance at success. There are no winners or looser just players that have the will to keep going and test their addition skills to 100.

This perfect skill builder compliments students as they transition from addition to 20 and up through triple-digit numbers.

Math Learning Standard

Second Grade 2.NBT.B.5 Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Best IEP Goals for Adding to 100

Add a two-digit and a one-digit number - with regrouping

By (date), when given problems with addition - two digits, the student will add a two-digit and a one-digit number - with regrouping, improving number and operations in base ten skills from 0/10 problems out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 problems in ten consecutive trials.

For other goals related to 2-3 grade addition see TeachTasticIEP Goal Bank

Add it up! Addition to 100 Math Card Game

Age: 5+

Players: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5+


Two players use one standard deck of 52 cards, 3-4 players use two decks, 5-6 players use three decks. Remove all face cards and jockers leaving only A(1) through 10


Be the first player to complete your count up to 100 using the addition of face card numbers from A(1) through 10


Aces count as one, cards 2 to 10 have their face values

Score sheet digital download


Each player is dealt 1 card face down. Players are not allowed to look at their card until someone is selected to go first. The remaining cards are shuffled and placed face down to form the stock