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To Tell Time

A great resource site teaching children how to tell time developed by Niclas Marie. Lesson plans and worksheets included. Guiding a child towards time-telling mastery can be made easier by simply appealing to his or her innate creativity and interests. By incorporating his or her favorite items and activities into lessons about time, concepts can be quickly grasped and understood.

(for instruction)

This large clock allows the instructor or student to move the hands on a large clock by the hour, half hour, five minutes, or by the minute. This clock is good for instruction purposes.

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(Shows how hands move on a clock)

Clock selects various times and student has to type in correct hour and correct minutes. Instructor can select 3 levels. Level 1 = hours, Level 3 = minute times. Good for beginners and for more advanced time telling skills.

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(Very slow loading)

(Learn To Tell Time.) The student moves hands on the clock to show correct time. Good interactive game as it shows students that the hour hand has to be between two hour numbers. Student can start from simple hour time and then progress through more difficult levels.

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(Match times with clocks)

This game provides elementary students with multiple opportunities to identify the correct time. This is a graded quiz with 10 drag-and-drop problems.


This clock will allow you to change the time in whatever minute/hour intervals you want.

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(Select correct time)

Simple clock face, three times indicated to the right of the clock, student selects which time is correct as shown on the clock.

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Simple hour game. Select correct time. No sound.

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Seasons is an interactive lesson, designed to teach kids about the four seasons of the year. Kids will be made familiar with spring, summer, autumn and winter, and their chief characteristics.

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AM and PM

( AM or PM)

What activity occurs in the am or pm. Activity is at the bottom of the page.

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DAYS of the WEEK

(next day)

What day comes next. Short activity to learn what day comes next. Activity is at the bottom of the page.

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(next month)

What month comes next. Short activity to learn what month comes next. Activity is at the bottom of the page.

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(What is the next season)

What season comes next. Short activity to learn what season comes next. Activity is at the bottom of the page.

(3 options)

Advanced time telling work. Good animation. Clock is displayed, student selects the correct time from three options.

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(Student types hour and min.)

Clock shows time, student types the hour and the minute times.

(shows how hands move on clock)

This clock game has 10 questions. Select the digital clock that matches the same time as the apple clock. When you are finished with all 10 questions, the game will give you your score!

(compare digital with radial time)

Comparing radial time with digital time using different clock faces.

(hour times only)

Set clock hour times by moving the hands of the clock until the hands show the requested time.


Advanced work. Telling elapsed time using two clocks. Student calculates elapsed time.

(telling time)

Match time with clocks. Can use analogue and digital clocks and match to words.


With this interactive clock, you can show children how to tell time either from an analog or digital clock. You can limit the clock to show time to the half hour, to the quarter hour, to 10, 5, or 1 minute. The button "Generate random time" is useful when practicing telling time with students.

(various games)

This is an annotated and hand-picked list of online games, tools, worksheets, and activities that you can use to help your children or students tell time or read the clock, practice reading calendars, and calculating elapsed time.


I don't know which day of the week that will be. Let's get a calendar so I can find out which day it will be.

(23) WATCH and LEARN

A great assortment of time telling activities from; 'Watch and Learn: A Kid's Guide to Telling Time.'

Thanks to "afterskoolkids.org" (http://afterskoolkids.org/index.html) for this link.