This file includes directions and recording sheets for playing the Trash Can Game. Can be used individually (for fast finishers), with partners, or as a math center.
Students will reason about the value the various digits will have while trying to make the greatest possible number. Includes two versions - to the hundreds, to the thousands, and both a color and black and white version.
Correlates to the Common Core State Standards for both 2nd and 3rd grade, and can also be used as enrichment for 1st, as well as intervention for 4th.