Use these place value worksheets to introduce your child to the concept number value and position.
Place value may be introduced in Kindergarten with simple tens and ones places, but it is built upon at a deeper level in First Grade.
Learning about ones, tens, and hundreds, helps to solidify a student's basic math skills such as addition and subtraction.
By the time this concept is introduced, your child should know that all numbers are written using only ten possible digits:
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
This will become clearer as the student learns about two and three-digit numbers. For example, 23 uses the digits 2 and 3.
Things get trickier when you progress to the hundreds spot. For example, when my son sees 108, he sees two digits (10 and 8) instead of three (1, 0, and 8). The worksheets below will help the child to identify ones, tens, and hundreds places while solidifying the ten digit concept.
First, a bit about the worksheets. The best place to begin is probably with the Tens and Ones unit. You might also find it helpful to print out the charts before attempting the accompanying worksheets.
The Place Value Blocks unit uses cubes, stacks and single blocks to present the hundreds, tens, and ones places. My son didn't like these types of papers at all to begin with. After a while, the concept finally clicked and he was able to understand values up to hundreds.
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