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Place Value Castle

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A fun place value activity to help students review their understanding of hundreds, tens, and ones.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom as a fun place value activity to help students understand that three-digit numbers are made up of hundreds, tens, and ones.

Provide each student with a copy of the ‘hundreds’, ‘tens’, and ‘ones’ cut-out worksheets and a large sheet of butcher paper. Students will cut out as many ‘hundreds’, ‘tens’, and ‘ones’ as they wish and glue them onto the butcher paper, creating a castle. When they have finished, ask the students to count the number of ‘hundreds’, tens’, and ‘ones’ they have used to create their castle and record it in the place value table. Students will write the total value of their place value castle and glue the strip onto their butcher paper.

To make this activity more fun, provide students with a set of Fairy Tale Posters. Ensure that you print the posters 9 to a page to match the scale of the castle.

A 2-digit monster theme version of this resource is also available.

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