# Resources tagged with: Place value

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Broad Topics > Numbers and the Number System > Place value

### Light the Lights

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

### Ten-frames Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games use ten-frames to develop children's 'sense of ten'.

### Being Curious - Primary Number

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems for inquiring primary learners.

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### What Number?

##### Age 5 to 7 Short Challenge Level:

I am less than 25. My ones digit is twice my tens digit. My digits add up to an even number.

### One of Thirty-six

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

### Writing Digits

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Lee was writing all the counting numbers from 1 to 20. She stopped for a rest after writing seventeen digits. What was the last number she wrote?

### Calculator Bingo

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

### Coded Hundred Square

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

### Two Spinners

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?

### Our Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

These spinners will give you the tens and unit digits of a number. Can you choose sets of numbers to collect so that you spin six numbers belonging to your sets in as few spins as possible?

### Nice or Nasty for Two

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

### Number Sense Series: A Sense of 'ten' and Place Value

##### Age 5 to 7

Once a basic number sense has developed for numbers up to ten, a strong 'sense of ten' needs to be developed as a foundation for both place value and mental calculations.

### Multiply Multiples 3

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

### One Million to Seven

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

### Number Detective

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

### Being Curious - Lower Primary Number

##### Age 5 to 7

Number problems to spark your curiosity.

### Being Resourceful - Primary Number

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Multiply Multiples 2

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

### Multiply Multiples 1

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

### Place Value as a Building Block for Developing Fluency in the Calculation Process

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers encourages exploration of two fundamental ideas, exchange and 'unitising', which will help children become more fluent when calculating.

### Ten-ness of Ten

##### Age 5 to 7

These tasks will help children understand the 'ten-ness' of ten, a fundamental part of place value.

### The Thousands Game

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Round the Three Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

### Six Is the Sum

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?

### ABC

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks. Can you reconstruct the original multiplication?

### Dicey Operations in Line for Two

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

### More Lower Primary Number Sense and Place Value Activities

##### Age 5 to 7

More activities which will help you get a better of sense of numbers and understand what we mean by place value.

### All the Digits

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This multiplication uses each of the digits 0 - 9 once and once only. Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the calculation with figures?

### Reach 100

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.

### Napier's Bones

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The Scot, John Napier, invented these strips about 400 years ago to help calculate multiplication and division. Can you work out how to use Napier's bones to find the answer to these multiplications?

### Ordering

##### Age 5 to 11

This set of activities focuses on ordering, an important aspect of place value.

### Trebling

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you replace the letters with numbers? Is there only one solution in each case?

### Number Sense and Place Value

##### Age 5 to 11

This feature aims to support you in developing children's early number sense and understanding of place value.

### Journeys on the Gattegno Tens Chart

##### Age 5 to 11

Alf describes how the Gattegno chart helped a class of 7-9 year olds gain an awareness of place value and of the inverse relationship between multiplication and division.

### Amount

##### Age 5 to 11

These tasks will help learners develop their understanding of place value, particularly giving them opportunities to express numbers as amounts.

### Activities on the Gattegno Chart

##### Age 5 to 11

In this article, Alf outlines six activities using the Gattegno chart, which help to develop understanding of place value, multiplication and division.

### Position

##### Age 5 to 11

One of the key ideas associated with place value is that the position of a digit affects its value. These activities support children in understanding this idea.

### How Can I Support the Development of Early Number Sense and Place Value?

##### Age 3 to 11

This article for primary teachers expands on the key ideas which underpin early number sense and place value, and suggests activities to support learners as they get to grips with these ideas.

### More Upper Primary Activities on Number Sense and Place Value

##### Age 7 to 11

More upper primary number sense and place value tasks.

### Place Value: the Ten-ness of Ten

##### Age 3 to 11

This article develops the idea of 'ten-ness' as an important element of place value.

### Round the Dice Decimals 1

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### What Do You Need?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number?

### Round the Dice Decimals 2

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### Path of Discovery Series 3: I Do and I Understand

##### Age 5 to 7

Marion Bond recommends that children should be allowed to use 'apparatus', so that they can physically handle the numbers involved in their calculations, for longer, or across a wider ability band,. . . .

### Oddly

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Find the sum of all three-digit numbers each of whose digits is odd.

### Spell by Numbers

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?

### Alien Counting

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the different ways these aliens count in this challenge. You could start by thinking about how each of them would write our number 7.

### Which Scripts?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

There are six numbers written in five different scripts. Can you sort out which is which?

### Which Is Quicker?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?