A** hundreds chart** is a classic math tool that can be used to teach tons of math concepts.ย To play with some number concepts and show my kids just how fun a hundreds chart can be I made them a big, sticky one out of contact paper!

## Hundreds Math Chart:

- 2 large sheets of contact paper
- permanent marker
- card stock shapes
- tape

To make the sticky hundreds chart I used my hole punch to make 100 red circles and then numbered them from 1 to 100. ย Then we made a 10 by 10 grid on contact paper a little larger than the size of the circles.

I peeled off the paper and taped the contact paper grid to our window sticky side out. Once it was up I numbered it on the sticky side with a permanent marker.

## How to Play

I began by hiding the red numbers around the room for a math scavenger hunt, but there were so many of them! I ended up hiding about half and then putting the rest in a big pile on the floor. ย The kids stuck each number to the matching spot on the hundreds chart.

As they did they began to see the patterns on the chart and use the tens column and the ones column to quickly find each number. My kindergartner is learning to count by 5s, 10s and 2s in school so he had fun identifying those patterns on the chart too.

## More Hundreds Chart Learning:

- counting
- number identification
- patterns
- tens and ones
- numbers that come before and after
- skip counting
- adding and subtracting
- odd and even numbers

There are so many ways to learn and play with a hundreds chart! Using a sticky hundreds chart give you the chance to practice over and over and over again. ย I can’t wait to see what other math games we can play with it.

ย The other Move and Learn co-hosts were busy putting togetherย Move and Learn Activitiesย for kids this week too, make sure to check them out!

## Other Ways to Move & Learn this week:

- Heart Pattern Gameย from The Pleasantest Thing
- Pom Pom Learning Game on the Stairsย from hands on as we grow
- Move and Learn with Shapes from Toddler Approved
- Check out all ourย Move & Learnย activities
- Lots of ideas on ourย Pinterestย board!

Shaunna @ Fantastic Fun and Learning says

I love this activity, Megan! What a fun way to practice so many math skills.

Kim says

I was planning to create this 100’s chart and wanted to make sure I understood how you did this. Did you write on the sticky side of the contact paper so that you could stick the circles onto the paper when done?

Megan Sheakoski says

Yep! That is exactly what we did!

Colleen says

I love this activity and would like to try it! How did you make the circles?

Megan Sheakoski says

Hi Colleen! I used a 2 inch hole punch–waaaaaay easier than cutting them out!

Shaunna Evans says

I love this!

Coffee Cups and Crayons says

Shaunna thanks! I was surprised by just how engaged they were!

Darla Hutson says

I love this, too! ๐

Coffee Cups and Crayons says

Thanks so much Darla!

Blog Me Mom says

This is awesome!

Coffee Cups and Crayons says

I will say that it turned out to be so much better than I even thought it was going to be! I was surprised to see all of the concepts they were able to discover on their own.

Playtivities says

This is so much fun. I can see that already.

Coffee Cups and Crayons says

It really is Playtivities thank you! They have spent so much time with it!

Lorie says

We have a snow today, so we’re definitely doing this!

Megan Sheakoski says

Lorie they literally played with it for an HOUR straight the first day!!! You may be able to get out a book!

Natalie @AfterschoolForSmartyPants says

Wonderful idea. I am adding it to my upcoming math post for 100 days of school!

Megan Sheakoski says

Thank you Natalie! I am so happy with how it went over…anything to convince everyone else that hundreds charts are cool!

Vicky @ Mess For Less says

That is awesome that they spent so much time on it! Can’t wait to try it!

Megan Sheakoski says

Thanks so much Vicky!!!!

Malia {Playdough to Plato} says

What an awesome hundred’s chart activity!! I can’t wait to try this with my four year old. Thanks for the creative twist, Megan!

Luciana says

This looks great and fun! I do have a question…. Once they stick the circles to the contact paper….can they be peeled off and used again?

Megan Sheakoski says

Luciana they do come off so you can reuse them. We’ve been playing for a week and they still stick, but I’m not sure if they would keep reattaching indefinitely. ๐

Anna@The Measured Mom says

Love this, Megan! My five year old is fascinated by numbers. I know he’d enjoy this!

Megan Sheakoski says

Thanks Anna!!!

Anna@The Measured Mom says

I shared this as part of my round up today ๐

Cathy says

For those that are ready for counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s you can make those circles a different color and then they will really begin to see patterns! Some circles may have to be layered to get to be 2 or 3 colors in that circumstance. What fun!!

Megan Sheakoski says

Cathy!!!!! I LOVE that idea!!!!!!!! I am totally doing it!

Renetta Washington says

How did you get the grid onto the contact paper?

Megan Sheakoski says

I drew it with a Sharpie. ๐