Playing with Place Value

These tasks offer an engaging way for learners to deepen their understanding of place value.

The last day for submitting solutions to the live problems is Monday 12 December.

You can watch a recording of the webinar in which we discussed the mathematical thinking that can be prompted by these activities.

 

That Number Square live

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level
Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?

Less Is More live

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level
Use your knowledge of place value to try to win this game. How will you maximise your score?

More Less Is More live

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level
In each of these games, you will need a little bit of luck, and your knowledge of place value to develop a winning strategy.

Place Value KS2 

Age 7 to 11
These upper primary tasks have a place value focus.

Place Value KS1 

Age 5 to 7
These lower primary tasks have a place value focus.