Addition and Subtraction Math Project

Engage your students with 9 pages of no prep addition and subtraction math activities! Your students will have a blast with this zoo-themed math project, reviewing multi-digit addition and subtraction.

This project is perfect for review and enrichment! It involves students in real-world application of addition and subtraction concepts and requires students to think critically about which operation to use.

What's Included in this Addition and Subtraction Math Project Resource?

  • A printable 9-page addition and subtraction ‘zoo-themed' math project (standard and metric versions)
  • A digital, Google Slides, version (created in 2021) – this version is horizontal and has been optimized for digital use. You can preview this version in its entirety in the video preview on this listing. (Also available in standard and metric versions)
  • An editable PowerPoint to make Zookeeper nametags for your students. Great for mini classroom transformations!
  • An answer key! (This can be found in the second half of each printable version. Some open-ended questions are dependent upon student choice.)

Do you need a METRIC version? I've got you covered! This project now includes a printable and digital METRIC version with your download!

Grades 3+

What do teachers think about this Zoo-themed addition and subtraction project?

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “My students enjoyed applying the skills learnt of addition and subtraction mental and written strategies to a real life scenarios. It suited the adaptations unit we were studying at the time. Thank you very much :)” – S.K.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐This was one of my students' favorite math projects. They like the real life use of math and are excited to work on to do math. It was a great review of addition and subtraction of larger numbers.” – Cheryl B.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Teaching split grades is really tricky sometimes, but I absolutely love doing this project with both of the grades at the beginning of the year! It is a challenge for my younger students and a great review/practice for my older kids. I also love that it is a real-world situation. So fun!” – Loren V.

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