30 colored practice cards
2 game sheets
4 playing card templates
1 math communication guide
With the 2 game sheets, students flip 3 playing cards and make the largest and the smallest possible number using the 3 digits they flipped. You can have students work in pairs. Each student will have their own sheet and take turns flipping 3 cards. If students come up with different answers, it provides for good math discussion to "prove" their number is the largest or smallest.
This helps students with their place value understanding of 3 digit numbers and also allows them to compare numbers based on place value.
If you don't have playing cards or would like students to have cards to take home to play/practice, I've included 4 playing card templates that you can print and have students cut.
I created the colored practice cards to supplement my calendar math program. There are a total of 30 color cards. I recommend you print the colored cards on cardstock and laminate the sheets. Once they have been laminated, cut the cards in the center. You can use a dry erase marker to write on the laminated cards. This allows students to continually practice a skill once a day, even after you’ve moved on to another standard.