Kindergarten Subtraction Worksheets

Free subtraction worksheets

These preschool and kindergarten worksheets help students build basic subtraction skills.  The emphasis initially is on subtraction using objects or pictures to help students understand the meaning of subtraction.  All worksheets are pdf documents.

Count objects and subtract (within 10)

Count and subtract worksheets

These count and subtract worksheets help students understand the connection between counting down and subtracting.

Count the objects and  write the subtraction equation

Subtract using pictures worksheets

In these subtraction with pictures worksheets students are given a subtraction equation in pictures and translate it into an equation.

Add or subtract 1s or 2s

Add and subtract worksheets

In these add and subtract worksheets students add (or subtract) 1 or 2 to or from a number less than 10.

Subtract (within 5)

Subtraction within 5 worksheets

Each of these subtract within 5 worksheets provides subtraction questions (no pictures) with all numbers less than 5. 

Subtract the single digit numbers (up to 10, 20)

Subtract 1 digit numbers worksheets

We have 18 subtraction worksheets categorized as all numbers within 10within 20 (no borrowing) and within 20 (some borrowing).

Subtract vertically

Vertical subtraction worksheets

These vertical subtraction worksheets provide subtraction problems using the vertical form categorized as all numbers within 10,  within 20 (no borrowing) and within 20 (some borrowing).

Kindergarten subtraction word problems

Kindergarten subtraction word problem worksheets

Our kindergarten word problem worksheets provide simple word problems which can be solved by subtracting single digit numbers.

More subtraction worksheets

Explore all of our subtraction worksheets, from subtracting by counting objects to subtracting large numbers in columns.

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