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  • Becky Porter

    Learning Ideas - Grades K-8: 5 Minute Interval Paper Plate Clock- Telling Time

  • Brittany Hanson

    Why didn't I think of this for teaching time?? :) Learning Ideas - Grades K-8: Paper Plate Clocks Round-Up and Telling Time Resources

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teaching time

another tool to help 1st-3rd with telling time--may be too much info for K, and is definitely too much for Pre-K, but is just right for 1st-3rd

I can't tell you how cute this is! They have such a hard time with the long/short hand! This is a must do

An awesome anchor chart for telling time!

I cringe when I have to miss CALENDAR TIME. I LOVE calendar time. You know all those math concepts that kiddos just have to memorize? I present them early on in the year and we use songs, chants, rhymes, and movement to practice them EVERY DAY. Pretty soon it's automatic for my kiddos and we all feel SO SMART!!!

Thrifty way to teach time!

Journey of a Substitute Teacher: 5 Tips For Teaching Time. A number of time-teaching strategies are shared on this blog post.

Cute tip for teaching time

  • Kim Lucus

    There isn't a hare or a turtle either.... Just a way to show the arrows and the differences.

  • Heidi Colombo

    love this for teaching learning support students who need color coding! The faster hand the Hare and the slower turtle...awesome idea!

  • Patsy Crumpton

    Great idea for beginners!

  • Gabriela Jaramillo

    Think I can use this!!

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If a real clock looked this way, it would be much easier to teach.

I like the hidden minutes, perfect for consolidating the dual aspect of the clock. Paper Plate Clock Activity for Learning to Tell Time

Teaching time by doing! Many kids learn by doing so having them use their bodies to make the time would be a benefit to them. Let them figure out how to move their body to get the correct time. Use a hula hoop and put tape around it and tape the numbers to the floor with masking tape.