This is an engaging and intriguing way for children to be introduced to parts of one hundred. Keep the mystery of why you are making the giant paper chain to the end. It maintains their enthusiasm, not to mention the many suggestions as to what we could be doing with this in math.
This complete lesson plan includes detailed instructions and is aligned with the IB PYP, KS2 and CCSS Math.
You will find several worksheets to consolidate the activity and can be used as differentiation.
Kids love this activity!