Not every classroom has enough base 10 blocks for every student, or enough space. Print these cards and have enough for everyone.
Prints ten business card sized cards per page. Files are pdf. Includes units (ones), rods (tens), flats (hundreds), and blocks (thousands).
Print these cards on heavy paper or laminate to last longer.
Use magnetic tape and show subtraction and regrouping on the board
Have students keep their set in Ziploc bags
Use the cards as rewards for good behavior, have them trade in 10 ones for a tens card. They can buy a candy or a prize when they have enough.
Try printing on colored paper to distinguish sets or values
Use them for a game
Use for decimals too