Base Ten Blocks

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Take full advantage of your classroom's supply of base ten blocks with this collection of math action cards. From building towers and counting up the value of the blocks to using the blocks to measure the length of objects, these activities are bound to engage young mathematicians in developing their understanding of place value.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use these tasks cards as a math learning center in the primary grades
  • Laminate the task cards and place value mats so they can be used with students year after year
  • Introduce the task cards a couple at a time, demonstrating the activities to the class before allowing children to attempt them
Classroom Considerations

  • Some of the task cards call for additional materials like play money, scales, dice, and number flash cards, which may or may not be available in your classroom
Pros

  • Includes a total of 24 differentiated task card activities
  • Each task card includes a clear list of instructions and necessary materials
  • Provides checklists that allow students to keep track of the activities they have completed
  • Place value mats are included that allow students to organize the base ten blocks they are using
Cons

  • None