How Can I Set Up An Interactive Place Value Chart?
Take a day where you can devote time to printing, laminating, cutting, and assembling your place value chart. Although it can take some time, I promise that it will be time well spent, especially if you find a space that you can keep it up all year long and use again in future school years. Watch the video below for more information.
- large place value chart: I print each set of values on a different color paper to make them stand out.
- smaller individual charts: I try to print each type of chart on different colored paper so that students can quickly identify which place value chart they need to use or which one we’re using as a group.
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- laminate for durability
- use hot glue or large business card magnets
- hot glue is great if your board isn’t as magnetic but can sometimes fall off – I like using the
- business card magnets are my favorite because you have more flexibility to move your chart around – you can also build your board slowly with your students
- if you have a bulletin board, use push pins
Once it’s ready to go, it’s time to dive in and use it! Click here to find out what you can do with your interactive chart. If you’re looking to try out place value activities with your class, sign up below and I will send you a complimentary activity (4th and 5th grade is available) and place value chart.