# Math Game: Rounding (Nemeth and Place Value)

The object of this spring-themed board game is to practice rounding numbers in a fun and motivating way.  Each player needs to get 3 C's to earn a prize or complete board (prize).  The prize is free time; it's free!!

Sample problem on bunny card:

• Round 2,047 to the nearest ten.  (Ask the student to show on the abacus, then answer on abacus.)

## Materials:

• Die (braille)
• Labeled game board (see above) from BOP (Building on Patterns) Grade 2 or similar (I like the way it folds and will fit in a gallon ziplock bag.)
• Carrots (Dollar Tree candy item) 8 for \$1
• Abacus/brailler/paper (to show work)
• Bunny cards (These were handmade by a previous teacher on my team.  She found the image and used a swell machine.)
• Peel and Stick Nemeth numbers (1-3) and letter stickers for board from APH to label board

## Procedure:

• Roll the die.
• Move spaces that are on the die.
• Solve the number of bunny problems that are one the game space that is landed on or collect a carrot if you land on a C space.
• Game ends when 3 C's are collected or student completes board.  A prize is earned.

## Variations:

• Change problems to meet student needs.
• Use large print instead of braille, if needed.
• Instead of abacus, have student write/braille out problem (could even have matching "carrot" card answers).
• Other "carrots" could be substituted.

Posted on April 5, 2021
Updated on: February 25, 2022