There are so many ways to use these high-definition base 10 blocks (math blocks) in grades K-4! Please see below for an overview of the included activities, games and digital manipulatives.
* Practice Tables (3, 4, 5) – includes 3 efficient and effective ways for your students to master place value in standard form, written form, and expanded form! Infinite Cloner is utilized.
* Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication (6, 7, 8) – create math sentences with simplicity, allowing students to visualize quantities using math blocks! Emphasize multiple counting strategies!
* Sorting (9, 10) – includes 2 engaging games for your students to master the names and quantities of base 10 blocks (ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands). The games are called Interactive Block-vision and 52 Card Sort!
* Number Match (11) – is a very fun (and educational!) team game where a student from Team 1 can drag-and-drop the math blocks into the Symbol category, and then a student from Team 2 must write the number in standard form. Use a timer for fun, fast-paced learning!
* Estimation (12) – includes an addictive team game called 10-Second Rounds, where the objective is for students from each team to estimate the number represented by the math blocks within 10 seconds! The student with the closer estimate earns a point for his or her team!
* Riddles with Mr. Buzzard (13, 14) – includes 2 riddles where students must count the math blocks in order to discover Mr. Buzzard’s address!
* Interactive Number Grid (15) – a Hundred composed of ones that can “fade out” with a touch. There are endless possibilities as to what can be taught with this simple, yet highly effective Number Grid.
* Base 10 Blocks (16 to 21) – includes slides of high quality math blocks for your creative use and manipulation, as well as a Ten and a Hundred counting grids.
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