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Math Anxiety? Try The Adder

This activity involves using a Hundreds Number Chart - a chart with any set of hundreds. e.g. 1 - 100, 101 - 200, 501 - 600, etc. Click here to use this customizable Hundreds Number Chart. You can enter any hundred set you like although you're probably best to start with 1 - 100.

Step | Your Child | You |

Colour all the numbers that end
with a zero. |
"Nice colouring" | |

Colour all the numbers that end
with a or five or two. |
"Do you see a pattern? Tell me about the pattern." | |

"I see that all the numbers make one line down the
left hand side of the paper." |
"Excellent!" |

Do this exercise looking for different number patterns again and again so that your child will become a master at the hundred's chart. Remember, you can get a printable Number Chart here..

The above counting activity was created by Diane Massie, a HelpingWithMath.com
contributor, and it is part of her *Handling Math** *program.

**First hand experiences brings mastery of a skill and concept. **

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