Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards

Place Value is a concept that kids learn in many different ways. Place value arrow cards are just one way to work on learning those numbers. And I have some fun free Christmas themed Place Value Arrow Cards with loads of variation for kids to work on those numbers.

I love that building numbers this way helps kids see place value in a different way. Plus they can see how each number in its place value.

It is a great place value activity that works from first grade through fourth grade.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

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This is another great Christmas math printable for the site. I love when we can add fun new printables to help kids learn.

What is a place value arrow card?

It is a set of cards that can be used to show the standard form of a number and the expanded form of the numbers. They are normally for each level is in a different color with the arrow at the end to help put the cards together.

Each card shows the number in that place value. These cards are Christmas themed and have a gift at the end for kids to build with.

You will find numbers from 1 to 9999. This set also has decimal cards to build numbers with decimals. You will find tenth and hundredth in the set.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

You are going to find building cards for kids to work on building different numbers. You are doing to find a mix of numbers without decimals.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then you will have some with decimals. I tried to make each number unique so that you can build all the numbers.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Things to use with the Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards

Here is a list of all the items we used in this post with the printables.

How to stack the Arrow Cards

I recommend printing on cardstock
and laminating all the cards to help them last longer.

You start with all the numbers you are going to use. You have the largest number at the top. You can see 6,000, 300, 80, and 1.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

You take the hundreds card and place it on top of the thousands cards. You match the presents at the end.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then you repeat the same process with the tens and ones. Then you can see the standard form of the number.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

To use the decimals you start with the base number, then all the decimals. You can see 8 hundredths and 6 tenths.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

You will want to start with the number that is farthest from the decimal point. So in sour case that would be the hundredths. You line up the present on the number.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then you add the tenth on top of the hundredths. So you can see the final number.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

How to use the Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards

I like to set up the center where they have the cards and matching place value numbers. You can see how it looks here.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then have fun building more and more numbers. I made the cards so you can build almost all the numbers with no repeats in each of the place values.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

You also have 4 sets of cards with decimals. So that can be loads of fun to make!

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

One thing I like to do is keep the cards on a ring. This makes it easier to have in a center.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

Now if you want to change things up and don’t want to use the cards. Then you can use place value dice! I love this because you roll the dice, put them in order, and then find the matching arrow cards.

Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com


What you will find in the free Christmas Themed Place Value Numbers

  • Christmas themed Arrow Cards
  • Place Value: thousands, hundreds, tens, ones, tenths, and hundredths
  • Plave Value Task Cards for: 4 digits, 3 digitis and 2 digit numbers
  • Plave Value Task Cards for: 4 digits plus 2 decimals, 3 digitis plus 2 decimals, 2 digit numbers plus 2 decimals, 1 digit plus 2 decimals and 2 decimals
  • 15 pages of printables
Free Christmas Themed Place Value Arrow Cards - work on building numbers from 0 to 9999 or 9999.99 to 0.99 with these Christmas Themed arrow cards. Plus use task cards to build the numbers. - 3Dinosaurs.com

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Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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