Games to Teach Place Value

Welcome to our Games to Teach Place Value page.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Games to help your child learn all about place value from 2-digit numbers up to decimals.

Games to Teach Place Value

Using games is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

Children will pick up a whole range of skills through playing games naturally and informally.

Encouraging your child to play math games and puzzles like sodoku and chess will also help develop their logical reasoning.

Using these math games below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and memory skills.

Have fun using these free Math Place Value Games...we hope you enjoy them!

Looking for some more printable Math games...why not take a look at our Math Games hub page.

2-Digit Place Value

Salamander Combine It!

Salamander Combine It! is a place value game that consolidates adding of tens and ones together.

It is a simple game to play, and only required different colored counters.

Score points for each line of 3 counters you make.

Salamander Combine It!

Grade: First Grade and upwards
Number of players: 1-4
Learning skills: place value to 100

The In-Between Game #1

The In-Between Game is one of our games to teach place value that consolidates choosing the arrangement of numbers on two dice to get a number in the value range required.

The first person to complete their game board with numbers is the winner.

It is a simple game to play, and only requires two dice and a pencil.

The In-Between Game #1

Grade: First Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2+
Learning skills: place value to 66

Looking for more 2-digit place value games - take a look at our 1st Grade Math Games ebook in our store.

3-Digit Place Value

Salamander Combine It 999!

Salamander Combine It is a place value game which involves recombining hundreds, tens and ones to make a 3 digit number.

The aim of the game is to make as many numbers on the board as you can, at the same time as trying to make lines of 3 counters.

Salamander Combine It 999!

Grade: 2nd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2-4
Learning skills: place value to 999, strategy.

Looking for more 3-digit place value games - take a look at our 2nd Grade Math Games ebook in our store.

4-Digit Place Value

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game is one of our games to teach place value which will help to develop children's understanding of place value up to 10,000.

The aim of the game is to use your digits to make the biggest number (or the smallest number) that you possibly can with your digit cards.

This is also a strategic game, because you receive your digit cards one at a time, and you have to make a decision about the best place for each card to go.

You cannot move a card once it has been placed!

For this game, you will need two sets of digit cards.

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game

Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2+
Learning skills: place value to 10,000, strategy.

Looking for more 4-digit place value games - take a look at our 3rd Grade Math Games ebook in our store.

Place Value up to Millions Games

We have several games to teach place value using numbers up to millions in our 4th grade Math Games ebook.

Decimal Place Value

Decimal Digit Dilemma

Decimal Digit Dilemma is a game which uses digit cards to try to create a decimal number with certain properties.

The aim of the game is to be the player that has got closest to an agreed target.

It is a great game for developing an understanding of place value up to thousandths.

Decimal Digit Dilemma Game

Grade: 5th Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2+
Learning: decimal place value to 3 decimal places, strategy

Looking for more decimal place value games - take a look at our 5th Grade Math Games ebook in our store.

More Recommended Math Worksheets

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Place Value Worksheets

As well as our games to teach place value, we have a wide range of place value worksheets for a range of abilities and levels.

We also have some place value riddles and some online quizzes to test your knowledge and skills.

Why not take a look?

Math Games Using Dice

Playing games with dice is a great way to develop your mental calculation skills in a fun way.

These games are all designed to support children with learning their addition, subtraction, mulitplication and division facts.

Most of the games will also help develop children's logic and strategic thinking skills at the same time (as well as being fun!)

Math Addition Games

Here you will find a range of Free Printable Addition Games to help kids learn their addition facts.

Using these games will help your child to learn their addition facts, and also to develop their memory and strategic thinking skills.

Math Subtraction Games

Here you will find a range of Free Printable Subtraction Games to help kids learn their subtraction facts.

Using these games will help your child to learn their subtraction facts, and also to develop their memory and strategic thinking skills.

Math Classification Games

Here you will find our selection of number classification games.

Each of the games in this section looks at different properties of numbers, such as odd and even, multiples and factors.

There are a range of games are suitable for all ages, from kindergarten and upwards.

Math Logic Games

Here is our collection of Math games involving strategy and logic for kids.

All of these games are suitable for kids aged from Kindergarten and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to practice math skills in a fun way.

All of these games involve using some kind of strategy and logical thinking, as well as developing other Math skills along the way!

Math Fraction Games

Here is our collection of Math games involving fractions.

These games are suitable for kids aged from 3rd grade and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to learn fraction skills in a fun way.

Fraction equivalence, fraction to decimal conversion and properties of fractions are all explored in our fun games to play.

Negative Numbers Games

Take a look at our collection of negative numbers games.

We have a range of games of varying levels of difficulty.

Our games include:

  • counting backwards along a number line (easiest)
  • comparing and sequencing negative numbers
  • subtracting with negative answers
  • using all 4 operations to get a negative target number (hardest)

Want to try some online Games to Teach Place Value?

There are a range of different online place value games provided for free by Topmarks.

Why not try some of their online games?

Using the link below will open the Topmarks website in a new browser window.

 

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