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Also included in this post is a free printable hundred chart set. Find it below.
This is VERY simple & fun counting math game. It would work well in a math center in schools or for an activity to change up your typical math lesson.
How to Make the Hundred Chart Puzzle:
Watch all about it here:
To make this puzzle, will need to print out two different 100 charts. Print the charts onto card stock in two different colors. The colors are optional of course, but make it more fun! If you don’t have card stock paper it will work fine on regular paper, too. This just makes it stronger. One chart will be cut apart and one will be left whole.
Cut the hundred chart into random pieces 3-6 squares in size.
Now kids get to reassemble the puzzle. They will need some number recognition and counting skills to achieve this math puzzle. This is great for kindergarten or first grade kids.
To make it a little more challenging for older kids, they could do the puzzle without the second chart to match up to. You can also start with a blank hundred chart and have them fill them in first.
If you want to make this more durable, laminate the chart and the puzzle pieces. Another option is to add velcro dots to make the puzzles pieces secure!
Download my FREE Printable Hundred Charts Now!
This download includes both a numbered hundred chart and a blank one.
You can use these printable charts to practice skip counting or counting by tens, also!
It’s fun to add money in with them, too. You can count dimes or pennies on your charts.
Also, check out my post on Hundred Chart Learning Ideas for more creative ways to learn with hundred charts! Another idea is to use my printable Fill-in-the Blank Hundred Charts.
Want some more easy math games for kids? Check these out:
Homemade Pick-Up Sticks Math Game
Pentomino Blocks – STEM Math Game
Hello! I love this idea! Will definitely try this out the soonest possible 🙂 Thank you for sharing!
Enchanted Homeschooling Mom says
Karyn great minds think alike! I was thinking of creating something similar for my daughter in the next month or so. Thank you so much for creating and sharing this with everyone! Love it. Thanks for linking up to my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop this week!
Rebecca English says
I’m definitely doing this. Great idea! I’ve featured this on The Sunday Showcase this week: http://www.herecomethegirlsblog.com/2012/11/03/the-sunday-showcase-learning-ideas.html
Thanks for sharing this idea at the AfterSchool party. My oldest attended a Montessori preschool and kindergarten and they did different activities with the hundreds board. I haven’t thought of it in ages, but my younger two would really enjoy this activity.
Kelly at Little Wonders’ Days
Beesley Buzz says
really great idea! I’m going to try this with my son this week. x
This is fantastic!!!! And so easy to do. I cannot WAIT to do this with my kids!