Division games that will teach your child to:
Separate a large number into equal groups
One for you and one for me
Count out pennies, 1 or 2 at a time, until each child has the
same number of pennies or 1 penny is left over. For example,
“One for you, one for me. Two for you, two for me....
Try counting an even number of pennies ( be sure to point out that there are equal groups of ?):
Leftovers, make the following groups (point out the left overs/remaining pennies.
I'm in a pickle ( division problem solving)
Make simple math riddles- based on whatever you and your child are doing:
Make up some of your own story problems:
Here is an example of a formal division story problem:
The coach separated 48 players into 6 teams with the same number of players on each team. How many players were on each team?
Here are some key words to use as you create division problems:
quotient of, divided by, half (or a fraction), split, separated, cut up, parts, shared equally.