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Place value: Thousands, Hundreds, Tens and Units
Screenshot of the activity
The place value cards can be separate..
Place the cards on top of each other.
or dragged on top of each other.
The cards can be dragged
The 'move' button is at the top of each card.

A1: Place value cards counter
A combination of place value cards and a counter. Set the counter going and watch the place value cards. Drag the cards on top of each other. Hide or show the numbers by clicking on them.

The buttons used in the activity
The buttons from left to right:
Drag the slider left or right to adjust the counting speed. Use the zero button to reset the numbers to zero. Click on the 7635 button to generate a random number. The plus and minus button will make the counter count up or down. Use the 100, 10 and 1 buttons to determine the counting increments. The play and stop buttons. Use the 'play once' button to count up or down in steps.

Link to the place value counting machine

A2: Place value counting machine
A combination of dials and place value.

The buttons used in the activity.
The buttons from left to right:
Reset the numbers to zero. Click on the 7635 button to generate a random number.
Select the type of counting machine, TU, HTU or ThHTU. Use the up and down arrows on the counting machine to increase or decrease the numbers. Hide or show the numbers or dials by clicking on them.

Use the Fractions Counter

A28: Fractions counter

Count up and down in fractions. Use the buttons and slider to select the fraction, up or down, cancel or not cancel and the speed of counting. A fraction bar can be shown or hidden.

Use the 'play once' button to count up or down in steps. The maximum is 10 and the minimum is 0.

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Shape patterns
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A3: Continue the sequences of shapes
Click to the right of the shapes to reveal the next shape.

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Add or subtract 1, 10, 100 or 1000 to/from whole numbers.
Count on or back in tens hundreds or thousands from any whole number up to 10000.
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Parts of a 100-square.

A4: Fill in the missing numbers

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A5: Write the correct numbers in the boxes

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Ordering whole numbers

Numbers up to 1000

Write the numbers in order in the circles

A6: Numbers up to 1000
A7: Numbers up to 10000

A27: Numbers up to two decimal places

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Estimating whole numbers and decimals: number lines
A screenshot of part of a number line
The place value cards can be dragged on top of each other.
Place value cards

Decimal number lines

A8: 0 to 1000 (whole numbers)
0 to 100 (numbers to 1 decimal place)
0 to 10 (numbers to 2 decimal places)

Show numbers on a number line. Place value cards are also used to show the numbers.
Drag the number indicator along the number line using the 'move' button. A number can also be shown by clicking on the number line.
Click inside the blue rectangle to show or hide the number.
Use these buttons to show or hide various features on the number line or place value cards..

The buttons

The number line can be used for estimating numbers: hide all the features then ask pupils to click on where they think a number is on the line.

The number line can be used to show rounding of numbers. For example, round to the nearest whole number, select 1 and then drag the number indicator along the line. Let go and the number indicator will snap to the nearest whole number.

Example of number line

Estimate the position of a point on an undivided line.

A11: Numbers from 0 to 50 and 0 to 100 (whole numbers)

A12: Numbers from 0 to 100, 0 to 1000, -10 to 0 and -100 to 0

A13: Numbers from 0 to 1, 0 to 100, 0 to 1000, 0 to 10000, -10 to 10 and -100 to 0

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Rounding whole numbers
Example of worksheet

Round measurements to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000

A14: Round distances from London

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Negative numbers and reading from thermometers
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Use negative numbers in the context of temperature.

A15: Compare positive and negative temperatures on thermometers
Show up to three thermometers. Click on the 1, 2 or 3 buttons to generate one, two or three thermometers. The top thermometer will usually show the highest temperature. Clock on the blue rectangles to reveal the temperatures.
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Multiply and divide whole numbers and then decimals by 10, 100 or 1000.

0.6 x missing number box = 60


Screenshot of the activity
Screenshot of the game

Multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000

A16: Multiply and divide
Just multiply
Just divide

Watch the digits move one/two/three places to the left or right
Understand that multiplying by 1000 is equivalent to multiplying by 10 then by 100.

A19: Start with a whole number: click on the x10 etc buttons, click underneath the red number to reveal/hide what it has been multiplied or divided by. Click further down to reveal/hide the answer.
Start with a decimal


A21: Game: multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000

The aim is to multiply or divide the red number by 10, 100 or 1000 to equal the blue target number. Click on the multiply and divide buttons. Each button can be used once. The more buttons used, the more points are scored. Click on the 'next' button when the target number is equalled or it's not possible to equal it. The game lasts for 2 minutes.

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Random number generator: target board

Link to the number generator
A screenshot of the number generator.

A22: A flexible whiteboard resource which generates 24 different sets of numbers; similar to a target board.

Options include:

Rounding decimals
Decimal numbers less than 10: rounding, ordering

The buttons usedThe colour of the number can be changed. Select one of 8 colours then click on a number.

The numbers can be put arranged in a grid, click this button arrange in a table
or arranged randomly, click this button arrange randomly

The numbers can be grouped by dragging them about.

The numbers can be discarded by dragging them to the bin.

Children can use the resource to match pairs:
eg 3x5 and 15 (times-tables 1)
eg 35 and 70 (doubles)

A clock starts when a set of numbers has been generated. The clock can be hidden or shown (click the green clock button). It can be stopped by clicking the 'stop the clock' button!
The clock can be used to see who can match the pairs in the quickest time.

clock can be used to see who can, for example, order the numbers in the quickest time.

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SAT-type questions
link to worksheet

link to worksheet

Identify numbers on a number line

A23: Number lines 0 to 1000 and 0 to 800

A24: Part of a number line

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SAT-type questions

Link to small differences

Link to larger differences

Work out differences between numbers.

A25: Small differences

A26: Multiples of 10 differences

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