I found these at my local Dollar Tree, but I'm sure you can find similar ones else where. I have also seen wooden counting blocks, but I prefer these for my stations since they are quieter.

When you first take them out of the package, they are sort of stuck to each other. |

But they are really easy to pull apart. |

Here is one option. Create your own foam dice! |

I first tap marker where I want my dots to go on the cube. |

I then make the dots larger. This helps me keep them lined up. |

So there you have it! A pair of foam dice. I used actual dice to determine the placement of the dots. Here is how they are set up, in case you don't have access to any. 1 is across from 6, 2 is across from 5, and 3 is across from 4. These would be great to use with the Game Board I created HERE. |

You don't have to use these only for dice.

There are a variety of uses.

Make fraction dice. You can have students roll the dice and then add, subtract, multiply or divide them. |

Make percent dice. Have students roll dice, convert percent to decimals, then have them add or subtract them. |

Make decimal dice. Have students roll dice, then add, subtract, multiply or divide. |

Here are a few tips when making your own foam dice:

- Use a fine tip permanent marker. Thicker markers tend to bleed on the foam.
- Wait a few seconds for ink to dry so that there are no smudges on your cube.
- Write down numbers you would like to use on paper before creating your dice so that there are no repeats.

Thanks for looking! Hope this was helpful!!

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