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Math Mazes (Place Value)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 6 pages | Grades: 2 - 3

Determine the correct paths through each maze using knowledge of place value.

A-Maze-ing Place Value Worksheets

Are you looking for a place value worksheet like no other? Well, you have stumbled upon the right resource. 

This fun take on usual place value activities will make your students intrigued and want to do more!

Students will navigate through the cute little town, collecting coins to form three numbers. Each path must result in a number that meets specific directions:

  • Path 1: the largest number possible
  • Path 2: a jumbled place value description
  • Path 3: the smallest number possible

The resource includes three versions of the maze:

  • Maze 1: 3-digit numbers
  • Maze 2: 4-digit numbers
  • Maze 3: 5-digit numbers

Answer pages are included with your download to make marking fast and easy!

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding  

In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:

Students who need extra support should begin with the first maze. Additionally, students can reference a place value chart to assist them with the activity.

Task students who embrace an extra challenge with completing the third maze and making their own place value maze.

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Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.

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This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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