These 26 puzzles help to reinforce a variety of math skills including:
- recognizing and representing 2 and 3 digit numbers using base ten blocks
-addition and subtraction mental math strategies
Although created with 2nd grade in mind, these place value cards could also be used as an enrichment activity with 1st grade or as a remediation activity with 3rd grade. These puzzles make the perfect Grab and Go Math Center
What is a Grab and Go Center?
The idea for Grab and Go Centers came about as I was trying to find the best way to incorporate meaningful centers into my primary classroom. I needed for the centers to be low prep, organized, easily accessible, reusable, and kid friendly.
Once created these centers will keep your students actively involved reviewing skills they need without you having to spend your nights and weekends searching for ideas!
Here is what makes these centers perfect for your primary classroom:
Each center is stored in a small plastic pencil case. They are small, durable, and cheap! I purchased mine at Walmart, but you can also find them online at Amazon, Dollar Tree, or Staples. Because they are all the same size, they fit perfectly on a bookshelf without taking up too much of your valuable space.
Each center can be printed on card stock, laminated, and reused year after year. Once created, all you have to do is make that center available to your students when the time is right . I keep all of my centers stored in a cabinet. Once I teach the skill, I just take the center from my cabinet and make it available to my students.
Each Grab and Go center comes with convenient, kid-friendly labels that allow your students to independently complete the center. No more interrupting your small group to ask what to do! The side label contains the name of the center and a picture representing whether the center is an individual center or a center that requires a partner (Some of the games require two people). There is an outside top label containing the same information. The inside top label contains the materials needed and the directions written in kid-friendly language.
Most centers come with a recording sheet and answer key. This gives you the option of having your students check over their own work or turn their recording sheet in. This also gives you the option of using the work completed as a grade. And all of the components fit right inside the Grab and Go Box!
To see my other Grab and Go Centers, click here.
Be sure to download the preview for a closer look!
To check out my other Place Value resources click on the links below.
To see my 3 Digit Place Value Go Fish Game click here
To see my 2 Digit Place Value Go Fish Game click here
To see my Place Value Number Bonds click here
To see my Number Riddles Bundle click here