# Place Value Print and Play Games!

## July 25, 2016

Confession:
I am horrible at storing centers.

I used to spend so much time printing things in color, laminating them, and getting them ready for use in the classroom. They were beautiful… until I had to put them away and store them for next year. I would always lose pieces. Honestly, I have NO idea where they would all go! Unfortunately these things happen in all aspects of my life… and I am always re-buying or re-making things because who know where the originals went!?!

Anywho, I would HATE to have to re-print my beautiful centers and get all the pieces together, so instead I came out with a bunch of print and play math games that are black and white ONLY, can be thrown in the recycling bin after each use, or thrown into a binder with some page protectors and used with markers. The only things you need for these games are dice, paperclips, pencils, crayons and cubes! All stuff you should have in your classroom already!

I just added some place value games to my unit, so I wanted to share a couple with you!

###### Fill a Row:
Students simply spin the tens and ones spinners to make their 2-digit number. They then find it in the grid. Once it is found they can take their color cube and place it in that row. The goal is to try and be the first player to fill a row with ONLY their color! As they play they are identifying numbers and also using number sense to find their number in each row. The numbers are not in order, but they are listed from least to greatest in every row.

###### Best of Ten:
This is a simple game to get students comparing 2 digit numbers.
They simple roll two different dice and place them in the tens and ones boxes on the card.
Each player will write their numbers down and students will circle who has the higher number. At the end they see who had the higher number the most times.

###### Roll & Take:
There are two version of this game in the place value portion of my game unit and this is the more challenging one.
Students simply roll a die and move that many spaces on the board. They then have to take cubes and see who has the most at the end. This one is a bit trickier because as they play they will also be subtracting and giving cubes to their opponent if they land on a special place. With any of the place value games that require collecting and counting cubes, I make sure that they are constantly re-assessing to see if they can trade in ten ones for a 10s stack.

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• Wendy Czapenski says:

Can’t wait to try these. Please send them to me asap😁 How do I get all of them?

• Nikki says:

Love!

• Diane Corbett says:

I can’t wait to use these with my students. Thank you for making it easier to find great materials!

• Kristin C. says:

Thank you!

• Pati Maus says:

Best of ten looks perfect for my current group!

• Jan Gaylor says:

We’ve been working on Place Value and this will be an excellent way to review on Fridays.

• Heather says:

I am really liking the sound of “Roll and Take” – excited to try it with my students when it arrives!

• Natasha says:

Many of my year 1 students are struggling with the concept of place value, especially as we are required to teach up to 130 before the end of the year. So, any place value games are much appreciated!

• pat says:

love your place value activities.I agree the understanding of it is so very important

• Dianne says:

Love math games for practice in centers!

• Lori says:

Thank you for sharing your place value games. It will really help my lower students.

• Chelsea Grainger says:

thanks!

• Dianna says:

thanks

• Teresa Perez says:

Seem like such a fun way to tech place value. Excited to get these going 🙂

• Laura says:

These look fantastic!

I like the variety ways of teaching through games

• Heath says:

awesome

• Cindy says:

Thanks!

• Anna says:

Games look great! Looking forward to using them. Thank you.

• Malissa Rogers says:

look forward to using these games for my classroom!

• Sherry Cranstone says:

Always nice to see new math games

• Erin says:

Excited to try these.

• Jennifer says:

Can I please have a copy of these 3 math centers? Thank you!

• Sharilyn says:

I look forward to using these in my classroom! Thank you!

• lisa says:

thank you

• Dani says:

Hello Would love the games

• Beth says:

I would like the print and play place valuue

• Joanna says:

Awesome website!

• Steph says:

Thank you!

• Marie says:

Excellent games, love the ideas !!

• Mara says:

Great games!

• Maria Glazener says:

Thank you so much!

• louise jones says:

Can’t wait to try out some of these games with the children I work with. Playing games and learning at the same time. They’ll never know.

Thankyou

• Stacia says:

Looking forward to these games!
Thank you! Stacia

• Kim says:

Want to try this with my first grader!

• Amanda says:

Thank you!

• Julie Reed says:

Looking forward to trying these in class

• Angelica says:

So excited !

• Jennifer says:

I am looking forward to more! Thank you

• Wendy NAHERNY says:

looks great!

• Wendy NAHERNY says:

looks great, cannot wait to play with students!

• Sarah says:

Thank you!

• Kristy says:

These look great!

• Lyla says:

Thank you so much!

• Lyla says:

Thank you so much

• Jessica says:

Thanks for the games, I love your ideas!

• Jill says:

Thank you!!

• Jannette says:

Thank you for sharing these great games

• Sherri says:

Fun games

• Denise says:

I would love any math games for 1st grade centers.

• Nicole says:

Thank you

• Sarah Phillips says:

I am looking forward to using these games with my Maths group. Thank you!

• Vicky says:

Thank you

• Samantha Pittman says:

Thank you!

• vp says:

Thank you

• vp says:

Thank you! Great Games!

• Nicole says:

Looking forward to trying these out!

• marge Brittner says:

Awesome

• Samantha Hernandez says:

These will be fun for my kids!

• Shelley says:

• Marie Grenon says:

Thank you! I’m a new teacher and this will help me build a bank of centre games!

• Sharon Griffey says:

I would love to receive these printables

• Tinker says:

Thank you!

• Susie Kane says:

Would love to try your games. 🙂

• Maria Purcell says:

Thank you. These place value games look great!

• LaVonne Buhler says:

These would be great games for my centers can’t wait to use them.

• Tracey says:

Looking forward to using these with students. Thank you!

• Tracey says:

Looking forward to using these with students. Thanks!

• Sarah says:

Thank you

• Esther says:

Loving the look of the resources!

• Helen says:

Looking forward to using these. Thank you.

• Shelli Roberson says:

Thank you!!

• V says:

These are awesome!

• Alicia says:

I’d love the free games please!

• Fiona Walker says:

would love some place value tasks

• Lisa Gray says:

These are great! Thank you!

• Kristie Christ says:

I’m looking forward to having this activity for my kiddos. We are learning place value right now and this would be excellent to include.

• wendy l mcneely says:

Thank you

• wendy says:

thank you

• wendy l mcneely says:

thanks

• Megan says:

Can’t wait to play

• Isabel Gutierrez says:

Would love to try these games with my first grade students!

• Tracy Kerridge says:

games look great

• Rebecca Gartrell says:

Looks great

• Bex says:

• Joy says:

I think my kiddos will enjoy these!

• Sarah says:

Thank you

• Kim says:

Yes please, starting to teach place value.

• Niki says:

• Anne says:

thank you

• Cary says:

Thanks for sharing

• Marci says:

Can’t wait to try them!

• Sara Beth says:

Thanks

• marilyn says:

Can’t wait to try these!

• Missy says:

Thank you for these resources!

• Melanie Nellson says:

Thank you!

• Eimear says:

These are great