Compare and order numbers up to 1000

New Maths Curriculum (2014): Year 3 objectives.

 
Placing Numbers on a Number Line Placing Numbers on a Number Line

This is a new version and is also available as an ipad app. You can play the old version here.

Drag the flag to the correct position on a number line. Lots of choice over level, including whole numbers, negative number and decimals. Can be used to teach place value, approximation skills, and reading varying scales.

Choose one type of number line or for more of a challenge you can select several. Work quickly to get more time, build your score and climb up the leaderboard.

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Compare Numbers on a Number Line Compare Numbers on a Number Line

Compare the numbers on two different number lines and decide which is bigger. A great game to get children thinking about place value and reading varying scales.

Ordering Numbers Ordering Numbers

Order the numbers from smallest to biggest . Choice of whole numbers, negative numbers and decimals. 

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Comparing Calculations Comparing Calculations

Decide whether the calculation is greater or less than a given number and use the appropriate symbol (<, >, or =). Lots of choice of level including addition, subtraction and multiplication.

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Reading Varying Scales Reading Varying Scales

June 2014 - This is a new version of the game, and allows users to play for points and to calculate the correct answer when given the error on their first estimate.

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Place Value Digit Drag Place Value Digit Drag

Great as a mental starter when you are teaching place value. Encourages lots of higher order mathematical thinking. Can be extended by asking children to express the general rules that will help them to answer each question.

Drag the digits to make: the biggest possible number, or the 2nd smallest number, or the biggest odd number, or a number which is closest in value to another given number.

Click here for the decimal version of the game.

Estimating Numbers on a Number Line Estimating Numbers on a Number Line

Estimate the number the arrow is pointing to, then calculate the correct answer when you are told your error. A great game to help develop an understanding of place value, reading scales and to practise mental addition and subtraction. There are lots of levels to play; inc. 0 to 10, 0 to 100, 0 to 1000, and levels involving negative numbers and decimals.