Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

It is now a well-established fact that dyscalculia is a reality! Children suffering from dyscalculia cannot identify numbers or operational signs like ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’, etc. That is why educators advocate replacing pen-and-paper practice by performing an action using manipulatives to understand numeric relationships and operations. Besides Dyscalculics, beginners of numeric operations can also get … Read more

6 Simple Activities to Teach Area and Perimeter to little learners

6 Simple Activities to Teach Area and Perimeter to little learners

Geometrical calculations are incomplete without the mention of area and perimeter. These are the basic parameters of any geometrical figure which kids ought to learn. But, if you think that compelling kids to mug up their formulae[1] can make them a measurement specialist you are quite mistaken! Changing patterns of delivering education give more focus … Read more

6 Fun Geoboard Activities for Kindergarteners

List of top 6 fun geoboard activities for kindergarteners

Geometrical figures are taught to kindergarten students in a variety of interesting ways. The idea is to befriend them with the geometrical figures while helping them fight away the math scare. That is why; teachers consider using manipulatives for geometry so that kids can feel inclined to involve themselves deeply in activity-based learning. One such … Read more

5 Must-Try Comparing Numbers Activities for kids

List of top 5 comparing numbers activities for little learners

Numbers have been around us since times immemorial. Von Neuman and other scientists further coined the terms – cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers. While cardinal numbers tell us about a set’s value, the ordinal numbers convey information about the position of any object or person. In both cases, the students need to have a well-built … Read more

6 Simple Activities to teach fractions to kindergarteners

List of top 6 activities for teaching fractions to kindergarteners

Fractions introduce children to the concept of breaking the whole numbers into smaller parts. These parts are less than the whole number one, quantitywise. Making use of this idea of breaking numbers into fractions finds its best utility in real-life situations where something is to be divided into equal parts among a group of people. … Read more

7 Helpful Board Games for Building Fine Motor Skills

List of top 7 board games for building fine motor skills in children

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Children are born with limited fine motor skills. Their bones and joints attain the required strength with time, and accordingly, their ability to grasp things or maneuver them increases. In case of the situations when there is little coordination between the brain … Read more

6 Helpful Activities in Building Visual Closure Skills

List of top 6 visual closure activities

What is visual closure and which activities can help them build this concept? I come across this query quite often and have given deep thought to its role in early learners’ and preschoolers’ learning process. A study was done at Aston University, that indicated the connection between visual closure disorder and mathematical skills too. So, … Read more

Free Printable Handwriting Practice Worksheets for Adults [PDF]

Handwriting Practice sheets for adults

What are the basic determinants of a person’s fluency in a language? Many times, I come across this query. Some people opine that a good orator is a language specialist, the others say that one who writes logically and beautifully is the linguist expert. Perhaps, this is why speech and handwriting practice forms an essential … Read more

Helpful Online backward counting games and classroom activities

Helpful online backward counting games and activities

Teachers introduce counting to early learners at the preschool or kindergarten stage. The forward counting becomes easier to learn with rhythmic rote learning. But, the same is not the case with backward counting. It is commonly observed that kids tend to take a pause when they are asked, “what comes before 7?”, for example. This … Read more

Number Sense Strategies & Activities for Multiplication Beginners

Number sense strategies and activities for learning multiplication

Fluency and flexibility with the numbers is the simplest way to define number sense (Berch, 1998). Students need to grasp the numbers not only by their look or sound but in terms of what they imply. To impart learning of the corresponding value of numbers, helping to find relationships between them, understanding number patterns, and … Read more