*“Cross-Twenties” is free on this website for one month only. It’s an excerpt from Addition & Subtraction: Math Games for Elementary Students, available as an ebook at my bookstore (Thank you for cutting out the middleman!) and in ebook or paperback through many online retailers. Read more about my playful math books here.*

Many parents remember struggling to learn math. We hope to provide a better experience for our children.

And one of the best ways for children to enjoy learning is through hands-on play.

This game gives young children practice adding numbers within twenty. And it’s great strategic fun for all ages!

## Cross-Twenties

**Math Concepts:** addition to twenty, thinking ahead.

**Players:** two or more.

**Equipment:** two decks of playing cards (face cards removed), six tokens per player.