## 5 Must-Try Comparing Numbers Activities for kids

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

Fractions introduce children to the concept of breaking 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. Fraction … Read more

## 8 Helpful Board Games for Building Fine Motor Skills

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 cases where there is little coordination between the brain function and muscular … Read more

## 6 Helpful Activities in Building Visual Closure Skills

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] (UPDATED 2023)

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

Teachers introduce counting to early learners at the preschool or kindergarten stage. The forward counting becomes easier to learn with rhythmic rote learning and by participating in various rote counting activities. But, the same is not the case with backward counting. It is commonly observed that kids tend to take a pause when they are … Read more

## Number Sense Strategies & Activities for Multiplication Beginners

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

## 6 Number Sequencing Activities for kindergarteners & preschoolers

I hope you all have benefited from reading my number sequencing guide. Though I tried to be as elaborate as possible, but am sure you want to know how to bridge the gap between theoretical learning and its practical aspect. I totally agree that though all done and said nicely, the challenge remains the same … Read more

## Dyscalculia Activities: A different take on improving early math skills

Dyscalculia is a learning disorder where the child cannot process the numbers or related operations in the mind using conventional methods. The dyscalculic children need alternative ways of learning math concepts. Such alternatives include activities that drive the children towards building number literacy and early math skills. Dyscalculia activities are helpful for home-schooling children. These … Read more

## 8 Roman Numerals activities for little learners

Roman Numerals are signs representing numbers we normally use in the decimal system of numbering. Though not much in the application in modern times, these numerals are still used for numbering hours in a clock, chapters, and editions of the books, etc. This system of number saw rampant use in olden times where residential blocks … Read more