Decimal Demonstrator

An interactive place value and decimals display.

Aimed at children 8yrs and older.

Learning Objectives:

• Y3:
• To count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10
• Pupils connect tenths to place value, decimal measures and to division by 10.
• Y4:
• To count up and down in hundredths; recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred and dividing tenths by ten.
• Pupils should connect hundredths to tenths and place value and decimal measure

Ways to use it:

Partition:
Press on each card to partition. What is the value of this digit?

Hide & Count:
Hide the numbers, the teacher adds tenths, hundreths etc. When the teacher stops ask the children to write the number on their drywipe boards.

Count Backwards:
Start from 1 and count backwards in tenths or hundredths.

Count Forwards:
Start from 99.90 and count forwards in hundredths.

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