Have fun with this place value mat!
Learning about place values can be a fun elementary math lesson. Get rid of the worksheets and turn it into a movement-based activity using a place value mat. These mats are suitable for 1st grade through 5th grade math activities and are sure to keep young learners curious and engaged. Each mat also comes with a set of place value manipulatives.
These fun place value mat activities will boost learning comprehension and help kids develop their gross motor skills. Whether using it for class time or during free time, this mat will encourage active learning and collaborative play. Take a look at our activity database for more place value activities and sensory play to keep your students on their feet.
Materials: Our floor mats are made from heavy-duty vinyl. They are easy to clean, durable, and long-lasting. Some teachers have used their mats for over 10 years!
- P1: 60 inches x 52 inches
- P2: 96 inches x 52 inches
- P2 Extensions: 96 inches x 52 inches
- P3: 96 inches x 52 inches
- P3 Extensions: 96 inches x 52 inches
Includes: mat and number cards
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- Place Value Hop (P1) (ones, tens, hundreds, thousands)
- Place Value Hop – Millions (P2) (ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, millions)
- Place Value Hop – P2 Extensions (ten millions, hundred millions, billions, ten billions, hundred billions, trillions, ten trillions)
- Place Value Hop – Decimals (P3) (thousandths, hundredths, tenths, ones, tens, hundreds, thousands)
- Place Value Hop – P3 Extensions (ten thousands, hundred thousands, millions, ten millions, hundred millions, billions, ten billions)
- Place Value Hop Full Set
Sample Activity: Jump Out the Number
- Create a number on the mat, going up to the place value you are working on in class.
- Have students jump out the number.
- Example: 5,608 Jump on the five. Say “five”.
- Jump on the 1000, Say “thousand”.
- Jump on the six, say “six”.
- Jump on the 100. Say “hundred”.
- Jump OVER the zero.
- Emphasize that the zero’s are skipped and not said.
- Jump on the eight. Say “and eight”.