Scoop and Sort: Tens and Ones Place Value Activity

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"Grab" your students' attention with this fun way to practice place value! Use any kind of objects for your students to scoop up, place on the Sorting Mat, then make groups of ten and leftover ones. They will love playing this over and over!

This resource includes:

Sorting Mat for making groups of ten and counting the leftover ones

Recording Sheet for writing addition sentences using the amount of tens groups and ones made

Here are some materials you can give your students to scoop:






-Pattern blocks

-Mini erasers

-Anything small from your Counting Collections !

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Want more scoop activities? Check out these:

Scoop and Subtract: Taking Away

Scoop and Add: Joining Groups

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).
Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 18 = 10 + 8); understand that these numbers are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.


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