Telling The Time
The clocks going back is a great time to get your little ones interested in learning to tell the time!
We've put together a selection of our favourite 'Telling the Time' Toys and Games to help children get to grips with the time, while having lots of fun along the way!
This aim of this board game from Orchard Toys is to get your character around the board as quick as you can, while matching your times to the central clock!
The game features both digital and analogue time, and there are two ways to play: one for younger children, and one for slightly older children.
Recommended Age: 5 - 9 years
Players: 2 - 4
This wooden peg puzzle clock is perfect for teaching the time on an analogue clock.
The clock features brightly coloured movable hands, hours and minutes around the edge and has 'quarter past' , 'half past' and 'quarter to' labelled too. The numbers are also a peg puzzle, so it's great for getting to grips with numeracy skills too!
Age 3 years + £12.99
Another great game from Orchard Toys for teaching both digital and analogue times.
This matching games lets children match cards featuring everyday activities and the time they take place with their board.
Recommended Age: 5 - 9 years Players 2-4 £7.50
Usborne 'Wipe Clean Telling The Time'
Part of the popular 'Wipe Clean' range.
With the help of some friendly monsters, this book features lots of activities to help children learn the time on both digital and analogue clocks. All activities are wipe clean, so they can be completed over and over again!
We'd love to hear your tips for helping your to tell the time!
- Amanda Griffiths