# Math

## Understanding Multiplication: Equal Groups

Learning multiplication is not as easy as just memorizing the facts. That may help later on, but without understanding the concept of multiplication, it’s really nothing. Start teaching multiplication using equal groups to have a concrete introduction to multiplication. One of the best things to do is to relate multiplication with things  that they already know. …

## Do you need help rounding numbers?

Rounding numbers is probably one of the most confusing topics. The way the rules are presented are so abstract that students just can’t grasp what it really is and how it is significant.  What is rounding? Rounding a number means that you have an approximate amount closer to the number given. It is not exactly …

## Representing Numbers: Standard Form, Word Form, and Expanded Form

One way to help understand place value is by writing numbers in standard form, word form, and expanded form. For example, 9 in 129 has a different value than the 9 in 192. Knowing how to represent numbers in these three different ways will help build place value concepts.  What are these three forms of …

## Ten Frame Counting to 20 Worksheet

Ten frame is a useful tool when counting. It helps with a child’s number sense. You usually start with a 5-frame and move on to a ten frame. Ten frames help student model numbers and therefore help understand counting, place value, and their whole number operations.  As you can see, a ten frame is made …

## Place Value Using Base Ten Blocks

Knowing the value of a number will be a lot easier if you have things to represent it with. Just imagine using marbles to represent 8,791! That’s a lot of marbles and you might not even have that amount of marbles readily available.  To help represent these big numbers, you might want to use a …

## Addition Facts to 20 Using a Number Line

One of the key math skills for grade school students is to add numbers. They need to have a good grasp of their addition facts. A very helpful tool when adding is a number line. A number line is a great model to use specially when adding. It visualises the movement of the numbers forwards …

## Lego Addition Using a Ten Frame

A ten frame is a great tool for counting. This creates a visual image of a number and would help in the understanding of numbers. It is used to easily see how many. For adults, it’s like rolling a dice and being able to know what number it landed on without actually counting the dots …

## Count the Beachballs activity

Missing the beach? Have a go with our Count the Balls activity. This counting activity uses a ten-frame mat to help your kid easily identify numbers on a ten-frame.  This is a simple counting to twenty activity. To use this, your kid should count the number of beach balls on each mat. Once they count …

## Lollipop Counting Activity

This activity uses lollipops that will help your kids learn counting. They will learn identifying numbers from 1 to 20, representing numbers, and counting to 20.  For this activity, you will need to use your Google account to access it through Google Slides. It is a drag and drop activity and can be used on …

## Candy Counting Activity

Add these colorful candies to practice your child’s counting. This will help practice one-to-one correspondence when counting to 20. Have your child say the numbers out loud while counting. Drag the number and drop on the answer box.  This is a drag and drop activity using Google Slides and can be used on a laptop, …