26 Telling Time Games and Activities

What time is it? It's time to grab a whole bunch of free homeschool printables and resources for telling time! 26 of them, in fact!
26 Telling Time Games and Activities - so many fun hands on activities, telling time games, free clock worksheets and more for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade (math, homeschool, math centers)

Telling Time

Are you teaching your child about clocks and telling time? Then this huge list of homeschool printables will help. I've rounded up all of them into one easy place for you.

FREE Telling Time Games

Telling Time Games

  1. Telling time games are always fun, especially when they involve dot markers!
  2. Kids learn how to tell time by the hour, half hour, and quarter hour with this free game set.
  3. And if that's not enough, here is another printable time-telling game.
  4. Combine story-telling and time-telling in this fun game.
  5. How about a "What Time Is It?" game that fits inside one handy file folder?
  6. Even little ones will enjoy these telling time board games.
  7. Games make practicing fun! Try this Telling Time Bump Game
  8. Make practice with a clock FUN with these Telling Time Puzzles
  9. Our FAVORITE way to practice telling time is with this free printable Telling Time Tic-Tac-Toe Game
Kinesthetic and Hands-On Telling Time Learning

    Kinesthetic and Hands-On Telling Time Learning

    1. Make a clock out of rocks!
    2. Let your child use his/her hands with these clock playdoh mats.
    3. You can also make a clock out of a hoola-hoop!
    4. Make a clock out of sidewalk chalk.
    5. Time includes days, weeks, months, years, and seasons! Create a huge floor display to teach about the seasons timeline.
    6. Some clocks are labeled with Roman numerals, making this activity the perfect opportunity to teach both Math skills simultaneously.
    Clock Crafts

      Clock Crafts

      1. Make this paper plate clock to help your child learn about time.
      2. Got an empty toilet paper roll handy and short on time? Then make these quick and easy wristwatches!
      3. Or, with a little more effort, let your child get crafty with moveable watch faces on these wristwatches.
      4. Recite the "Hickory Dickory Dock" poem and practice rhyming as well as telling time with this clock craft.
      5. Make your math lesson stretch into a literacy lesson by reading The Very Grouchy Ladybug and creating some cute ladybug clocks.
      6. Learning about time zones too? Then make this world clock craft.
      7. Create a magnet clock that can go on the refrigerator, and use it for practical things like daily routines and schedules.
      Telling Time Printables

        Telling Time Printables

        1. This printable clock and worksheet set can be laminated and used over and over.
        2. Practice with these telling time cards, and review what your child knows.
        3. This "What's the Time?" printable helps children grasp the concept of time.
        4. Use concentric circles to help teach about units of time.
        5. The clock faces on this cute little hermit crab worksheet will be fun for your child to work out.
        6. Let your child enjoy coloring, cutting and then practicing with this telling time printable.
        7. With practice on this DIY whiteboard, telling time will be easy.
        8. Make practice fun with these super cute Insect Telling Time Puzzles

        Great Telling Time Resources to Pick Up


        If you're stuck and don't know where to start when teaching your child about telling time, then this is the best resource for you! Try any of these telling time activities, and your child will be reading clocks - well, - in NO TIME!

        Deana Hipwell is a homeschool mom of 3 from North Carolina. After quiting her position as a public school teacher to raise and home educate her own children, she's been The Frugal Homeschooling Mom for 8 years. She is also the founder of the charitable organization, Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping, which benefits 13,000+ families nationwide. You can find her on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest, where she enjoys sharing all her free and frugal homeschooling printables and resources.
        Beth Gorden
        Beth Gorden

        Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.