Today we have a printable math game that explores place values with advanced form worksheets in a simple way for children of all ages to understand, practice and play. Advanced forms of math and place value concepts are so much easier with these worksheet games.
Advanced form math for kids
The Free printable place value worksheets Expanded learning game gives your kids great hands-on experience with any number for place values and number manipulation, expanding and adding numbers quickly.
Write numbers in expanded form
- Ones place – 1 digit number
- Tens place – 2 digit number
- Hundreds place – 3 digit number
- Thousands digit – 4-digit number
- Ten thousands digit – 5 digit number
Free printable advanced worksheet and game
Teaching extended notation is a tricky concept as children are not used to breaking down a number. With this expanded form printable worksheet game, it’s easy to SHOW kids how quickly numbers can be broken down into their parts, even if they start out in word form!
Our printable worksheet in expanded form contains
The 11-page printable math game includes number cards for each place value, 4 different 10-sided dice, and a place value worksheet to practice writing numbers in expanded form.
This place value game is perfect to play at home or in the classroom.
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Supplies needed to create a place value game
Instructions for creating the math game in expanded form
Download and print the game pages in expanded form for free printing (see yellow button below).
Cut out the four colored 9-sided dice, then use glue on the tabs to form the dice shape and let dry.
Grab the extra advanced form worksheets out of the pack to use as a recording sheet and ready to play…
How to play a game in expanded form
Step 1 – Roll the dice & adjust the place values
To play, the children roll the dice and then select the appropriate cards for each of the 4 place values.
For example, if you roll a 4, 6, 3, and a 9, you could select the 4 card, the 60 card, the 300 card, and the 9000 card.
Step 2 – Write numbers in an expanded worksheet
Then they write those numbers in the boxes on the expanded form worksheet.
By stacking the cards in order of size at the top, largest at the bottom, you can quickly see the grand total once they’re put together.
You can also practice going in the opposite direction by first stacking the cards and then pulling them apart to see the expanded form version.
Download FREE Place Value Game Printable PDF files here
When do children learn mathematics in an extended form?
Depending on your school’s math curriculum, you’ll find concepts for advanced math skills as early as 2nd grade, sometimes in 3rd grade, but usually it’s a math lesson in fourth grade. Even if you’re not a fourth grader, learning the expanded form can be loads of fun with this printable worksheet set that also doubles as a fun math game. For 5th grade students, this can be a great assessment.
Children will have fun learning about the place value of whole numbers in different ways.
What is a place value?
The mathematical concept of “place value” states that each digit of a number represents a specific value based on its position.
A place value table can help us find and compare the place value of digits in numbers through millions. The place value of a digit increases tenfold as we move left on the place value table, and decreases tenfold as we move right.
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With practice, children can easily convert the standard form of numbers to the expanded form of numbers, starting on paper first. Eventually they will automatically naturally think the expanded form of a number.
What is extended form?
Basically, the mathematical concept of “expanded form” breaks down a number based on the place value of the number and EXPANDS it to show the value of each number.
For example, the number 546 in expanded form would be 500 + 40 + 6
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How quickly did your kids pick up the expanded form with this fun game and place value worksheet?