Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Roman numerals, that's what
Printable cards are always helpful, whether its for an activity or as part of a display. So here are numbers 48 different cards, available with and without our familiar Arabic numeral system on, for you to use.
It features numbers 1-21, then 25, 30, 40, 49, 50, 70, 75, 80, 90, 99, 100, 101, 150, 200, 250, 457, 495, 499, 500, 671, 750, 999, 1000, 2500, 3541, 5000 and 10000.
Just in case you were sweating over whether 457 and 671 were included. We know how popular those two numbers are.
These printable worksheets from the Beeb are are handy starting point to give children a grounding in the Roman numeral system and answer some basic questions.
This free PDF of Roman numeral worksheets includes four number grids for children to fill out, and answer sheets for all of them.
This particular interactive game involves converting numbers to and from Roman numerals, and you can play it here.
But that’s just one of the many great games and resources you can get freely at Snappy Maths including reading tasks and ordering activities, so there’s sure to be something for all abilities.
This resource looks at recognising and converting Roman numerals, and contains an introduction to reading and writing Roman Numerals and an activity in which children practice converting Roman numbers to decimal numbers and vice versa.
Also included is a game in which the winner is to the first to reach a total of 500 using a board of Roman numerals.
Another fun game to play is this adaptation of Oh Nuts!. All you need is some coloured card and some stamps (but you can always just design the cards by hand if you prefer), and you’ve got an easy-to-play card game that kids will love.