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Peanut Butter and Jelly Place Value Games

Build a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich as you practice ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands place value in this super cute, free printable Place Value Games. This place value math games is a great way for first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students to grasp the concept of place value. Simply download pdf file with place value game printable and you are ready to have fun with this place value activities!

Build a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich as you practice ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands place value in this super cute, free printable Place Value Games. This place value math games is a great way for first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students to grasp the concept of place value. Simply download pdf file with place value game printable and you are ready to have fun with this place value activities!

Place Value Games

For some reason my daughter just couldn’t seem to figure out the concept of place values. So I figured I could make a fun, hands on place value activities to help her not only figure it out, but master the concept. This Place Value Games was a huge hit in our house! My daughter loved this place value math games, but more importantly she finally figured out place values.  Yeah!

Whether you are a parent, homeschooler or classroom teacher looking to add to math center, a parent looking for extra math practice or a peanut butter and jelly theme. Plus this is great for reinforcing a concept from your child’s homeschool math curriculum, you will love this fun math activity!

Place value game printable

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The printable place value games pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

Place value game printable

Place value games 4th grade

Now print the peanut butter and jelly math in color. Then cut out the label and directions manila folder cover. This makes an easy way to store the activity and an easy reminder of how to play. I recommend you laminate all other pages for durability.

Note: There are two sets. You are probably fine just downloading A or B – it will give you 8 place value sandwiches to make. But in case your child really enjoys the activity / wants extra practice or you have multiple students completing the activity, you can download them both.

Place value games 4th grade

Place Value Interactive Games

Start out by lining up the place value mats.

  • Bread – thousands place
  • Grape Jam – hundreds place
  • Peanut Butter – tens place
  • Bread (smaller piece) – ones place

This helps children to start to visualize how place value works. We just love this place value games 2nd grade or even place value games 4th grade because you can decide to do simpler numbers or larger numbers in the thousands – the choice is yours!

Place Value Interactive Games

Printable place value games

Now, to set-up you place value games for kids, put the coordinating ingredient cards to make your sandwiches on the correct place value mat.

Printable place value games

Place value games printable

Kids will draw a sandwich card. This is the total value of the sandwich. Now to make the sandwiches . . .

Place value games printable

Place value activities

Kids will now make their sandwiches by putting the numbers in their correct place values:

  • thousands bread followed by a knife to “add” more layers
  • grape jam hundreds followed by a knife to “add” more layers
  • peanut butter tens followed by a knife to “add” more layers
  • small piece of bread ones

Math Activities for Kids

As they complete the place value activites – children will be able to visually see how the numbers stack up and ensure that the place values sandwich was made correctly.

Place value activities

Math Activities for Kids

My daughter thought this activity was tons of fun. Plus she quickly figured out what place values were and this translated into her math curriculum.

This is a fun activity to try on April 2nd for National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! You might also want to try our

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Teaching Place Value

Take a peak at how you can use this printable to teach place value to students.
Build a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich as you practice ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands place value in this super cute, free printable Place Value Games. This place value math games is a great way for first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students to grasp the concept of place value. Simply download pdf file with place value game printable and you are ready to have fun with this place value activities!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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