Make a Splash 120 Mat Floor Game
by Learning Resources
Aligns with Common Core and State Standards
Make a Splash 120 Mat Floor Game number and operations in Base Ten!
Dive into numbers up to 120 with a marine-themed mat and activities that reinforce place value, addition and subtraction, number patterns and that’s only skimming the surface! The following activities integrate kid-friendly pieces into play certain to delight and enchant your most intrepid little explorers. Make a Splash 120 Mat transforms landlocked lessons into deep-sea discoveries!
Introducing Make a Splash Before starting the activities, give students time to become familiar with the mat and pieces. Point out the following number patterns on the mat: Each number, starting in the second row, is ten more than the number above it; ten less than the number below it; one more than the number to its left; and one less than the number to its right. Students should also observe that all numbers in a column end in the same number, and all numbers in a row, starting with the second row, begin with the same number. To ensure that the cubes roll correctly, do not over inflate them.
What's in the Box?
a 120 mat and 3 inflatable cubes (2 number cubes with digits 0–9 to create 1- and 2-digit numbers; 1 cube with +10, -10, +1, -1). Also includes 64 square colored frames and 4 t-shaped pieces that highlight ten more/less and one more/less. Also includes 64 square cards to cover numbers and Activity Guide featuring CCSS-based activities.
CCSS Alignment: The activities in this guide target the following Common Core State Standards for Math in First Grade: Number and Operations in Base Ten: 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.C.4, 1.NBT.C.5 ✔ Operations and Algebraic Thinking: 1.OA.B.4