Base ten blocks are an excellent tool for teaching students the concept of addition or subtraction because they allow children to touch and manipulate something real while learning important skills in mathematics.
Base ten blocks consist of cubes, flats, rods, and blocks. Cubes represent a 1000 units, flats 100 units, rods 10 units, and blocks a single unit or 1. Base ten blocks are a great instructional tool whether you are introducing the concept of addition, subtraction, regrouping, or place value.
Aside from using the actual base ten block manipulative (plastic), stickers, stamps, and paper printables have been used to represent base ten blocks in mathematics. Along with real base ten blocks or in the absence of, these printables and work mats may be used during instruction, activities, or for center use.
This purchase includes a 10 page WORD document with base ten block work mats (portrait and landscape oriented) along with several base ten block printables that students may color, cut and paste. Size of WORD document pages are regular letter size (8.5x11)
Page 1: Base ten block work mat with example of cube, flat, rod, and block unit (landscape/horizontal).
Page 2: Base ten block work mat with no examples (landscape/horizontal).
Page 3: Cube clipart.
Page 4: Flat clipart.
Page 5: Rod clipart.
Page 6: Block clipart.
Page 7: Cubes, flats, rods, and blocks clipart.
Page 8: Base ten block work mat with example of cube, flat, rod, and block units (portrait/vertical).
Page 9: Base ten block work mat with no examples (portrait/vertical).
Page 10: Cubes, flats, rods, and blocks clipart.
**Tip: I recommend printing the base ten blocks on paper with an adhesive back (8.5x11) paper eliminating the use of glue.**