Base Ten Blocks
• Number: Place value, Operations (+, -, x, ÷)
Using Base Ten Blocks
This relationship helps students understand that 10 ones is 1 ten, 10 tens is 1 hundred and 10 hundreds is 1 thousand.
Typical Classroom Requirements
Support and Complementary Materials
Place Value Dice will generate four-digit numbers that may be
represented using Base Ten Blocks.
Dr Paul Swan Base Ten Blocks Book
Place Value Spinners will emphasise the ‘Hundreds Tens Ones’ pattern for naming numbers.
A Place Value Mat helps students to keep track of their blocks when performing calculations. Placing materials on to a Place Value Mat will help to emphasise the positional move nature of our place value system.