Telling time is one math activity that kids learn early but starting with hourly and then working up to telling time by the minutes.
There are so many ways to teach telling time. You have telling time matching cards, telling time help mats, telling time easy reader books, and more. It is always fun to have different activities.
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What is Telling Time?
It is the ability to look at a clock and tell time. There are many different types of clocks. You can tell time by an analog clock and a digital clock.
You start by learning the hours on the clock and then work up to an hour and a half hour. Then you learn to tell the time with all the minutes on the clock.
Things to use with the Teling Time Printable
- copy paper
- white cardstock
- laminating pouches
- sheet protectors
- dry erase markers
- A Second, a Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time
- Telling Time: How to Tell Time on Digital and Analog Clocks
- The Grouchy Ladybug
- Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Clock
- telling time dice
Telling Time Helps & Cards
You will find things to help work on telling time. They are super simple and easy to use.
Telling Time Mats are simple mats to help kids tell the time. You have a time number line and clock.
Hourly Telling Time Bookmarks has 12 bookmarks for kids to learn their hourly time.
Telling Time Bookmark Set has four sets of bookmarks with hourly, every 30 minutes, every 15 minutes, and every five minutes as options for the bookmarks. Plus they have a blank set you can fill out the time.
Telling Time Easy Reader Books
These are fun easy reader books to help with telling time.
Hourly Telling Time Easy Reader Book is a great hourly clock books with all 12 hours in the book with digital and analog times. Plus there is a write in the time on the clock version as well.
New Year’s Eve Is It Midnight Easy Reader Book is a fun easy reader book that has the hourly times and asks if the time is midnight. You have one hour on each page.
Hands-on Tell Time Printables
Very fun hands-on telling time activities for kids.
Apple Time Matching Cards is a time matching activity for hourly time. You can match the digital clock time with the analog clocks.
Pond Telling Time Puzzle is a great hands-on matching puzzle with telling time hourly. It has 12 hourly clocks for kids to match.
Ice Cream Cone Telling Time Matching is a fun hands-on activity for hourly telling time for kids. It has three match times. This is a great hands-on kindergarten math printable.
Telling Time Task Cards
These are fun telling time centers that have task cards and a matching recording sheet.
Zoo Themed Time Task Cards has two sets of telling time task cards. You have one set writing the time and then another set with telling time math. Plus there is a telling time recording sheet.
New Years Clock Task Cards has two sets of twelve telling time task cards. You have a set with the time every 15 minutes and a set with questions to figure out starting time or ending time. It also has a telling time recording sheet.
You can also check out these fun telling time printables
You can have fun with telling time cards and practice card printables from Royal Baloo.
You have do these fun Community Help telling time puzzles. They are great for working on hourly and half hour times from Living Life & Learning
You can work these What Time is it worksheets are great for working on hourly, 15 minutes past, half hour, and 45 minutes past time from JDaniel4’s Mom.
Telling Time from Sunrise to Sunset are great for working on great STEM activity to work on telling time from by JDaniel4’s Mom.
What Time is it Mr. Hermit Crab? are great telling time worksheets for kids to work on hourly, 15 minutes past, half hour, and 45 minutes past time from JDaniel4’s Mom.
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