We are Teachers website which has many practical hands on activities for students to explore place value at home. Revise activities to the value of 1000.
5 hands on activities for teaching place value. Adapt to only go up to 1000.
Place Value Cards. This sequence explores the multiplicative place value properties of numbers. Students learn to represent numbers up to 1000 as multiples of 100s, 10s and 1s.
Link: Place Value Cards
The inquiry is stimulated by a question: How many [sandwiches] does our class eat at school in a year? Students devise plans for finding out the total number of sandwiches (or other items) eaten. The sequence of four lessons provides opportunities for students to invent, implement and refine strategies for repeated addition with larger numbers.
Two Digit Targets. Learners to apply knowledge of place value and offers a context for learning and practising the relevant vocabulary (odd, even, multiple).
Use a coat hanger to make a mobile which represents all the facts you know about a 3 digit number. It might include sums, number lines, drawings and words