Providing a hands on a way to learn place value, number concepts, operations, measurement and much more can be accomplished by using the Shapes button on the Equatio toolbar. Click on Insert mathspace, and then select the Shapes button in the mathspace toolbar. Then, select the More Shapes button. At the top of the pop box should be an area that says "Find Shape," click in the box and type in the word "base." You will then see in the popup box the opportunity to add either 2 dimensional or 3 dimensional base ten blocks to your mathspace.