Sum Swamp Addition & Subtraction Game

Item # LER 5052
Ages 5
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Product Description

Classic game play has a brand-new look! Math becomes an adventure with this award-winning addition and subtraction game that takes kids on a journey through Sum Swamp. They'll make their way over the crocodile shortcut and through the swamp to the finish by adding and subtracting the numbers on the dice.

Engage students as they explore and apply the properties of operations. Our unique tools reinforce these essential skills while challenging students to create and mentally solve equations.

Game includes:
     • Game board
     • 4 swamp creature game pieces
     • 2 number dice
     • Operations die

Board measures 17”L x 12”H.

Fun way to practice simple operations!

Grades K+

For 2-4 players.
  • The Good Toy Guide (UK), Highly Recommended (1998) – UK
  • National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award (1998)
  • Parent’s Choice Honor Award (1998)
  • Right Start Magazine (UK) ’s Best Toy Awards: Games Category (1999) – UK
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, Best Toy Award (1999)
  • Kids Out Good Toy Guide Award (UK), Highly Recommended (1999) – UK


  • Provides a short game period so that children with attention difficulties can complete a game and gain a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem.
  • Supports simple math equations.
  • Allows children whose cognitive skills are not yet adequate for adding and subtracting with 3 numbered dice to work with just 1 die. They can then progress to using all 3.



  • Provides opportunities for storytelling conversation, etiquette and imagination through game flow and board illustrations.
  • Provides a defined play space (the game board) that allows children to focus their attention.



  • Provides skid-resistant playing pieces. Each piece stays in place until it is moved deliberately.
  • Keeps dice within the reach of children with limited physical abilities during play. The box offers a confined space to roll the dice.



  • Provides game pieces of varied textures to aid children with tactile discrimination and correct moves during game play.
  • Assists visually impaired children with a game board rout marked in a very light color against a dark background.


Prepared by the National Lekotek Center

  • Game Board (measures 12” x 17”)
  • 4 Swamp Critter Markers
  • 2 Number Dice & 1 Operation Die