Featured Game:   Number Line-Up Game
This activity is designed to actively involve students in using place value concepts to build numbers.   Student teams are given digit cards and asked to form numbers that fit specific conditions:
- Build the largest number.
- Build the smallest number.
- Build a number between 50,000 and 60,000.
- Build a different number between 50,000 and 60,000.
- After several examples, invite class members to give conditions.
- Students at desks should use small student digit cards to build numbers.
- See More Place Value Activities for directions and materials to play this game.
Place Value Games
These games provide extended place value practice for students and allow them to use their conceptual understanding to develop appropriate strategies to win the game.   The best games encourage students to try out many options in search of the best solution.   This search for the best solution prompts additional practice in a highly-motivational setting.
- Play the Everyday Math Game Number Top-It: with five cards online.
- Online directions for the Everyday Math game Number Top-It
- Online directions for the Everyday Math game High-Number Toss
- Online directions for the Everyday Math game High-Number Toss: Decimal Version
- See Place Value Game for directions, materials and recording sheet to play this game.
- See Who Has? Decks for more or less deck, base ten deck and place value deck.