# How do you teach place value in a fun way?

## How do you teach place value in a fun way?

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30 Smart Place Value Activities for Elementary Math Students

- Start with an anchor chart.
- Read a book about place value.
- Turn paint samples into place value sliders.
- Show it four ways.
- Transform a pill box into a place value manipulative.
- Stack place value Cheerio towers.
- Visualize place value with a foldable.

### How do you play the place value game?

Place value games are games that introduce and/or reinforce a child’s understanding that a digit’s place in a number affects its value. For example, the digit “2” in the number 325 represents 20, not 2. Playing educational games is the most effective way to help students understand how to arrive at the correct answer.

#### What is an interactive place value chart?

The interactive place value chart shows the number, composition of the number, and written number below the chart. Students can practice placing a dictated number on the chart and confirm whether they’ve done so correctly by reading the written number.

**How do you play place value bingo?**

A set of 32 bingo cards to practice place value up to 999. Pull the cards out and have students put a marker over the number if they have it on their card. Your students can decide whether they need to find three numbers vertically, five numbers horizontally, or fill the whole board to win.

**How do you engage students in place value?**

Engaging Students When Teaching Place Value

- 1.) Manipulatives. I have to start with manipulatives.
- 2.) Online Manipulatives.
- 3.) Visit MegaPenny.
- 4.) Make it interactive.
- 6.) Use games.
- 8.) Use task cards.
- 10.) Check out my Math Workshop Units.

## How do you teach place value to struggling students?

Here are a few tips that develop place value:

- Tip #1: Use place value mats to make reading and writing numbers easier.
- Tip #2: Provide Opportunities to Count by Groups of 10’s and 100’s.
- Tip #3: Use a daily place value warm-up to build confidence.

### How do you teach number place values?

#### What is my number place value game?

With a partner, students pick a “secret” 3-digit number. Each time someone guesses, the other person tells how many digits in the guess are correct and how many of those digits are in the right place. (But they do NOT tell which digits are correct.)

**What is a place value tool?**

Place value discs, or chips, are a fun tool to use with students who already have a basic understanding of place value. Each disc is assigned a different color, and each color has an assigned value (ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.).

**How do you explain place value?**

Place value is the value of each digit in a number. For example, the 5 in 350 represents 5 tens, or 50; however, the 5 in 5,006 represents 5 thousands, or 5,000. It is important that children understand that whilst a digit can be the same, its value depends on where it is in the number.

## How do you play place value Yahtzee?

Place Value Yahtzee Score Card At the end of the game, compare the number you wrote in each category with the number your opponent wrote. If you wrote the greater number for that category, circle it and give yourself 1 point.

### Do place value games work in KS1 and KS2 Maths?

At the start of the new academic year many of us are on the look out for some new place value games and activities for those first KS1 and KS2 maths lessons. But these sorts of place value games are no good unless they’re actually effective at moving your pupils’ knowledge of place value forward.

#### What are the best place value games for kids?

Place Value Games. Place Value Basketball Place Value Basketball is a fun, base ten blocks game which helps children aged 5 to 8 to know what each digit in a either a two or three digit number represents. Place Value Charts Test your knowledge of place value or hundreds, tens and units. Suitable for use on an interactive whiteboard and desktops.

**What is place value in math example?**

The place value definition in mathematics refers to the arithmetic value associated with each digit corresponding to its place in a number. For example, the number “58” has the digit “8” at the unit’s place and “5” at the tens place.