Animal Subtraction

Animal Subtraction Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is a visual-based subtraction activity for young students, where they use pictures to solve simple subtraction problems. Each problem is accompanied by a row of animal illustrations that represent the first number in the equation. Students are instructed to “take away” a certain number of animals to find the difference, which they then write in the provided space next to the equation. The pictures serve as a helpful visual aid for students to understand the concept of subtraction by counting.

The worksheet is designed to teach children the basics of subtraction using a concrete visual method. By counting and removing the illustrated animals, students learn to associate the act of subtracting with the concept of “taking away.” This hands-on approach helps to ground abstract mathematical concepts in a tangible form, making it easier for young minds to grasp. The inclusion of visual aids supports the development of both counting skills and the ability to translate visual information into numerical answers.