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Numberle

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Introducing a fun and engaging way for Year 3 and Year 4 students to learn about 4-digit numbers and place value in their maths lessons. Our free printable game, "Numberle," is based on the popular game Wordle, but with a numerical twist. This educational activity helps students grasp the concept of place value while having fun guessing a hidden number. Click the button at the

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What Is "Numberle"?

"Numberle" is a printable game designed to reinforce students' understanding of 4-digit numbers and place value. The aim of the game is for students to guess a hidden 4-digit number within five attempts. By engaging in this activity, students practice their numerical reasoning and place value skills in a fun and interactive way.

 

How to Play "Numberle"

Preparation:

  1. Download the "Numberle" game and print out page 2.

  2. Laminate the printed page so it can be reused with dry erase markers.

  3. Each player receives a laminated copy of page 2.

 

Gameplay Instructions:

  1. Setting the Secret Number:

    • Player 1 writes down any 4-digit number in the secret number box and keeps it covered to prevent Player 2 from seeing it.

  2. Making Guesses:

    • Player 2 writes down a 4-digit number in the guess box on page 2 and says the number out loud (e.g., "four thousand, eight hundred and thirty-one" instead of "4, 8, 3, 1").

  3. Providing Feedback:

    • Player 1 checks the guessed number and circles the numbers as follows:

      • Green circle: Correct number in the correct position.

      • Orange circle: Correct number but in the wrong position.

      • Red circle: The number is not used in the secret number.

  4. Winning the Game:

    • Player 2 has five attempts to correctly guess the hidden number. If they guess the number within five tries, they win!

 

"Numberle" is a fantastic tool for making place value lessons interactive and enjoyable. It encourages students to think critically about the position and value of digits in a number, reinforcing their understanding through a hands-on approach.

Ready to add some excitement to your maths lessons? Click the button below to download your free copy of "Numberle" and start playing today!

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