1. This ties in beautifully with the First Steps in Mathematics ideas, thank you for taking the time to create and share!

  2. Thanks for this great resource. I just now found your SPLAT blog and it is awesome! I was wondering is it possible to make a 120 chart do this? We have been working on a 120 chart because crossing the century and decades are a struggle for some kids. Just wondering if it’s a possibility.

    Thanks for sharing.

    1. Hi, Mary. Yes, it is. Just copy the bottom two rows and paste them. Then move them down and change the numbers. You might need to move it all around a little bit, and you may need to resize the font so it fits, but it all the animations work just fine when I do this.

    1. Hi, Michelle. You can download it instantly by clicking on the “Click Here” link on the web page. Then click on “steve-wyborneys-maze-hundreds-chart” It should then download right into your download folder. Give that a try and let me know how it works.
      All my best,

  3. This is a great resource and template. Thank you so much for creating it. If I have time, I will modify the template to allow for a decimal grid. Students can also use this as a race to 100 board game.

    1. These are great ideas, Ken. The chart can easily be modified, and I like how you are taking it into new ideas.

  4. Comment 2 of 2: the idea is reminiscent of a program called Monty we had in the UK a long time ago. There were two features you might care to think about. One is to offer users the chance to choose between using a Hundred Square and a Multiplication Square. The other is to allow other orientations of the grid – which emphasises that the thinking is still valid whichever corner of the grid the 1 is placed in. Thanks once more do please keep the ideas coming!

    1. Alan, I like the way you think! I’ve been dabbling with the idea of applying this to a multiplication table. Rearranging the numbers in the hundreds chart has been suggested. Jamie Duncan has tried this now with great success. I’m excited to share more ideas. I currently have a series of posts lined up, and will release them as I have time to bring them to completion. I find these comments to be very encouraging! Thank you !

  5. Comment 1 of 2: it’s great that you come up with such helpful ideas and make them freely available – many thanks. I’m no expert, but in my experiments this only works (a) when you use Powerpoint itself (rather than a clone), and (b) when macros are enabled.

    Whether I’m right or not, I do think it would be helpful to a lot of us if you could include brief advice about necessary criteria.

    1. Alan, thanks for your comment and feedback. You’re right that the chart is written in PPT so will need PPT to play. I’ll add a note to the text within the blog post to specify that. I appreciate your time and encouragement.

  6. Amazing resource and I can’t wait to use it with my 2nd graders! However, although I was able to download it, nothing happens when I click on the boxes (even in slide show mode). Am I doing something wrong?

    1. Hi, Mona. Are you using PowerPoint to play it – or a different program/application? Also, do the boxes turn black when you play it? Thanks!

  7. Hi again, Steve….GOT IT!!! It has to be in Slide Show mode to work! Also love the Green Light Hundreds Chart, maybe even better!

  8. Hi Steve…Awesome ideas for utilizing this Maze 100 Chart. However, upon downloading it does not function properly. It is presented as a regular 100 chart in Powerpoint. Is there something else which needs to be in place for it to function properly?

    1. Hi, Connie. I appreciate that note. You should be able to see the 100 chart when you download it. Then When you play the PPT, the numbers should disappear so that it shows only the black boxes, which are ready to appear and disappear. Can you play the PPT and then describe what it looks like when it is playing? I’ll do my best to help.

    1. Hi, MaryAnn. I’ll email you the chart. I suspect that there may be a pop-up blocker or some other tech issue happening. It should arrive in just a few moments.

  9. This looks like a great resource for teachers to help build number sense. I like how it builds off of student’s familiarity with a standard 100’s chart. The add 1,10, or subtract 1, 10 also looks like it would work really well. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks, Brad! I appreciate your comment. My pleasure. I look forward to sharing out many more resources.

  10. Fantastic video with great suggestions for tasks to explore. Download isn’t working for me. Are others having any trouble?

      1. Hi, Linda. I’ll email the chart directly to you. It may be that a pop-up blocker, or some other setting, is getting in the way. It should arrive in a few moments.

  11. Hello. I love the Maze Hundreds Chart! I use hundreds chart mazes to help students see the connections between numbers. I especially love how this is editable! My current students can understand numbers up to 100, but have a lot of difficulty beyond that. I cannot wait to introduce this for numbers beyond 100 and into the thousands so that they can see that the patterns continue.

    Thank you for sharing!

    1. Hi, Lisa! Thank you for sending this note. I am excited that this resource will be helpful to you and your students. I’ve had some feedback that is encouraging me to build a chart beyond 100, and I think that is a great idea. Thank you, again! –Steve

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