Primary maths: Number and place value

Hand-picked collection of classroom activities, lesson ideas, games and display to help teach place value to KS1 and KS2 pupils

Tes Resources Team

Primary Maths,number & Place Value Lessons,activities,games,displays

Classroom activities, games and displays to re-energise your number and place value lessons during the first few weeks of term

We all know that number and place value underpins every aspect of primary maths, which is why it is so important to help all of your students understand these key concepts as quickly as possible. Sometimes, that's easier said than done. 

As a topic that is taught year in, year out, keeping lessons fresh and engaging can be a challenge. That's why we've looked through the very best resources to make sure you have all the tools you need to tackle this fundmental topic. 

Lesson ideas

Place value of decimal fractions
n_neil_w

Place value of decimal fractions

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This PowerPoint gives examples of the place value of the value in decimal fractions (hundreds, tens, units, tenths, hundredths and thousandths). I created this resource to help my year 6 class understand the value of different digits. The PowerPoint has 2 activities: 1) Write down the place ...
Footballers' Pay - Large Numbers Place Value Challenge
Nereis

Footballers' Pay - Large Numbers Place Value Challenge

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A place value challenge which asks children to read, order, write and solve problems using large numbers, including millions. Based on footballers' pay and differentiated four ways. Designed for lower ability Y6 maths lesson as a challenge. Edit - Cheque templates added, apologies.

Classroom activities

Games and displays

Place Value Display Banner
lbudd1

Place Value Display Banner

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NEW CURRICULUM 2014 UPDATED VERSIONS: Please look carefully at the file names to download the version you want. 'Ones&' instead of &';units' - one of the amended versions has no longer got letter abbreviations to avoid confusion, the other has only amended the units page - handy...
Place value matching cards
Yarwood10

Place value matching cards

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A set of matching cards- representation of 2digit numbers using base 10 equipment, as tens and units and as a 2 digit number. Laminate and use to recap on the value of digits within 2 digit numbers.
Fill your ladder maths game
bevevans22

Fill your ladder maths game

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Game that focuses on place value and using the < and > symbols. Includes ladder game boards, number cards up to 100 (in Sassoon font) plus spare blank cards and a spinner. Full instructions included
Decimals Place Value Game
FullShelf

Decimals Place Value Game

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KS2 well-differentiated Four-in-a-Row Game Boards and cards for consolidation of decimal place value understanding and ordering decimal numbers (1, 2 and 3 decimal places). Ideal for starters, warm ups, early finishers activities etc. Originally designed for Key Stage 2 Year 5 and 6 (Y5 / Y6). PDF f...
FREE PLACE VALUE MATHS DISPLAY
hoppytimes

FREE PLACE VALUE MATHS DISPLAY

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Up for your consideration is this FREE Place Value display for Maths. It is designed to teach and reinforce the concept of place value. If you are tired of the colourful and busy place value displays advertised on other websites, give this clean design a go. Can be used throughout the year. Saved ...
10 Games to Master Place Value to 1,000
PropellerEducation

10 Games to Master Place Value to 1,000

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This eBook contains 10 curriculum compliant games to help your class master Place Value, as well as a printable set of grids going from 0 to 999 for students to use for reference. Print off the grids in A3 for ultimate effect! This eBook covers National Curriculum objectives such as: * To find 10 o...