# Place Value Essential Activities for Grade 1

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## Finding 10's at the Zoo

It can be hard for a child to grasp the concept of counting mainly because he is new to it and he doesn’t know much. In simpler words, if your child is having trouble at finding 10s then don’t worry and know that this is something that almost every child finds hard to understand. At the end of the day, you can’t just overlook this issue, right? You have to make sure to come up with a solution that can help your little one on how to learn math.
The Kids Academy comparing numbers video is a great visual for instruction or reinforcement of this math concept. In the video, the student sees fun race cars zooming down a track. Each of the cars has 2 digit numbers on the side. The speaker in the video then compares the different numbers on the cars. Students are also shown how to assign the “greater than” and “less than” math symbols correctly as well as reminded to look at the number in the tens place when first making the comparison. Furthermore, students are shown several racing cars and have ample opportunity to practice comparing 2-digit numbers.
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## Compare Numbers Printable

Reinforce the importance of learning mathematical signs, like greater than, less than, and equal to, using this fun sports worksheet: Baseball Math! Fascinate your sports enthusiast with this fun worksheet, while your child builds important number sense!
The only way to beat off some of the unhappiness that comes with mathematics is by making it fun. And, add more fun to your child’s learning process by giving them a helping hand with this mathematical colorful worksheet. Here, your child is expected to have some knowledge on comparing signs. When you count the blocks on each side, you can then signify if the comparison signs are right or wrong.
Can your child count to ten? What about distinguish groups of ten from a diverse group of objects? Using shapes for guidance might be the trick to help your first grader learn. This easily comprehendible worksheet will help kids learn to count while using visual tricks to help them understand what groups of numbers look like. The free printable uses squares, circles, and different colored boxes to keep your child entertained while learning the fundamentals of math.
This free, creative worksheet builds on the foundation of counting while also demonstrating logic. Your child will have fun trading flowers for bouquets, orange slices for whole oranges, and cube towers for individual cubes. Learning numbers and problem solving is a basic in first grade math, and it helps combines both skills. When given the choice between two different options, students can better understand what groups of ten will look like.
Quiz your child’s knowledge and understanding of place value with this vividly illustrated worksheet! While working, your child will go on a quest to find the set of images that contain 1 ten and 4 ones. Look through adorable pictures of birds, grapes, and counter dots and count each, thinking about tens and ones along the way. Check the boxes that contain the correct answer to finish this quick math practice page!
Introduce your early learners to the concept of regrouping numbers by trading ones for tens! Use this vividly colored worksheet to catch your child’s attention as he or she counts the cubes. How many longs can be traded for the cubes? That is, are there groupings of 10 individual cubes that can be converted into long strips of 10? If so, decide how many longs can be created. Then, check the box of the correct answer to complete this quick downloadable sheet!
Double down on the fundamentals of counting with this worksheet. Students will have to identify groups of 10 cubes that they can trade for a long. Each group of cubes is arranged in different ways so they will have to rely on counting individually to distinguish which groups contain ten cubes. Your first grade student will develop problem solving skills and a stronger understanding of counting by completing this printable pdf.
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## Comparing Two-Digit Numbers Without Picture Support

Students will be assessed on their ability to compare the value of two-digit numbers based on the place value of each digit.
In this assessment, students will find sums using ten blocks and ones blocks to compose and compare numbers 1-20.
This quiz will assess your child’s ability to identify quantities of ten, and trade ten ones blocks for a tens block.
This quiz will assess your child’s use of base ten blocks to help them understand place value in two-digit numbers.