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.
Colour all the numbers that end with a zero.
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.
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