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# More Activities on Number Sense and Place Value

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These activities supplement the resources in our Number Sense and Place Value Feature. They help to address three important aspects of place value: ordering, position and amount. For more details about these aspects, please see the article How Can I Support the Development of Early Number Sense and Place Value?, contained within the feature.

Age 5 to 7

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Can you work out the domino pieces which would go in the middle in each case to complete the pattern of these eight sets of three dominoes?

Age 5 to 11

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Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

Age 5 to 11

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An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

Age 5 to 11

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A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.

Age 7 to 11

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Each child in Class 3 took four numbers out of the bag. Who had made the highest even number?

Age 7 to 11

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You have two sets of the digits 0-9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make four-digit numbers as close to the target numbers as possible?

Age 7 to 11

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How would you count the number of fingers in these pictures?