In today’s world of touch screens and cell phones, teaching your child to tell time the “old fashioned” way with an analog clock might seem so last century. But knowing how to read a clock can help your child develop math skills and a sense of independence. Before you begin teaching, they should be able to recognize the numbers 1 to 12, count to 60 and count by 5’s. They will also need to grasp the basic concept of time.

Combine Tools.

Kids learn best with a combination of teaching tools. Games, books and online resources are fin and effective ways to reinforce lessons on time.

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  1. […] to read a clock can be difficult. If your child is not ready to tell time, focus on games and try clock lessons again later. Do not worry if it takes a while for them to […]

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