Place value is such an important math concept for early learners because it builds a solid foundation of number sense.  This apple-themed place value match up will be the perfect addition to your small group math instruction or your math centers this fall!

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Getting Ready

This place value match up was quick and easy to prep!

I printed off the place value apple cards and number cards on white cardstock and laminated them for durability.

After I cut apart the pieces, I grabbed a 4 x 6 photo box for storage.

Then, I quickly printed off one record sheet for each student and we were ready to play!

Apple Place Value

To start, I laid out the place value cards on one side of the table and the number cards on another side.

I handed each student in my small group a record sheet and a pencil and asked them to write their name.

Then, I had a volunteer choose an apple place value card.

She drew the card number 4 with 3 tens and 6 ones on it.

Together we counted the place value blocks aloud, “10, 20, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.”

She found the child number card with a 36 on it and put the two cards side by side.

Then the child counted the place value blocks one more time to check her answer: “10, 20, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.”

All of the students found the number 4 box on their record sheet and wrote the number 36.

The next student selected another apple card and we started the place value match up again.

The group continued finding pairs and writing answers until the record sheet was complete.

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  1. Can we use these materials in Seesaw since we are online? I believe it is a closed system.

  2. The download link is broken. Can you email?

  3. I have been trying to download the Apple Place Value activity but the link is broken. Can you please send me the activity? Thanks

  4. Hi the download link is broken, could you please email thank you

  5. Good morning, the link does not work, can it be emailed? Thank you!

  6. I would like the free apple place value as well. I clicked on it and it does not seem to be working.

  7. Hi! I would love to borrow this activity! Would you mind sending it to me? The link is broken 🙂

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