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Insect Telling Time Puzzles – Free Printable Telling the Time Games

Some of my favorite memories as a kid was playing outside in the summer chasing frogs and catching insects. Tap into your students’ love for the outdoors while learning with a telling the time games using these fun insect printables for kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders. This telling the time activity is a fun way to teach your students about  learning to tell the time! Simply download pdf file with telling time puzzles and you are ready to play and learn with this time puzzle game.

Time puzzle

This time puzzle printable is a fun way for kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students to practice telling timeto the hour and half an hour while having fun with a bug theme or insect theme. Use this telling the time activity to reinforce teaching telling time. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – this telling time game is sure to make practicing FUN. Use this insect activity for kids at home, in the classroom math center, or as a supplement to your homeschool math curriculum this spring or summer!

Telling Time Puzzles

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The insect puzzles pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

telling time puzzles

Telling Time Game

These adorable clock gamesare such a fun way for kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade kids practice telling  the time to the hour and half hour with a fun bugs themed activity.

This clock games for kids includes 24 puzzles, covering time to the hour and half hour. Each puzzle has two pieces. One piece has a jar and a clock and the other puzzle piece has a bug and the time written out.

super cute insect themed clock games for kids

Time Games for Kids

It is recommended that you print these time games for kids on cardstock or laminate prior to use. This will allow you to reuse this printable year after year! Next cut out each puzzle. I always find it easiest to use a paper cutter to cut out all 24 puzzles first and then go back and cut the puzzles out with scissors.

super cute bug themed Time Games for Kids

Telling the time puzzle

To start this clock puzzles activity by placing all of the puzzles pieces on the floor or table. A student will first choose any piece they want. This student chose a clock face that showed 3:00.

Note: Telling time to the hour is a skill children should work on as part of Kindergarten math. This printable turns it into a fun, kindergarten math activity or math game!

this fun kindergarten math activity helps children practice telling time to the hour with a cute bug theme

Learning to tell the time

Next, the student sorted through all of the puzzle pieces looking for the “3:00” puzzle.

As they complete each puzzle, they will set it to the side so that they have enough room to complete the remaining puzzles

practice telling time to the hour and half hour with this fun, engaging grade 1 math -bug math game

Teaching telling time

First Graders will work on matching not only the clocks to the hour, but also telling time to the half hour. This math activity for 1st graders is the perfect addition to any grade 1 math . Students will continue to follow these steps until all puzzles are complete!

If you think that your students would be overwhelmed with all 48 puzzle pieces at once, start small. You can give them only time to the hour first or provide them with only a handful of the puzzle pieces. As they master those, you can slowly add in more.

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Insect Printables

These bug printables are sure to get kids excited to learn along side these creepy, crawly bug activities for kids!

Make practicing telling the time on a clock FUN with these super cute, telling time games printable. These telling time printable games are perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students who are learning to tell time to the half hour and on the hour. This free math game turns telling time worksheets into a hands-on educational activity kids will enjoy. Simply download pdf file with free printable telling time games and you are ready to play and learn. FREE Telling Time Puzzles free printable telling time game for prek, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders telling time worksheets kidnergarten

Telling Time Activities for Kids

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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