# Division

You're not alone if the thought of long division brings you out in a cold sweat! But division is taught differently nowadays to the way many parents learned and you'll need to understand the new method in order to be able to support your child at home.

## Explore division worksheets and resources

In this section of the site you'll find clear explanations of all the division topics, covering areas including the sharing method of division, short division, the long division method, the chunking method, knowing your division facts, inverse operations – multiplication and division – long division with decimals and fractions as division.

As well as hundreds of division worksheets to download and print to help your child understand and practise key division skills, we also have interactive division resources, all teacher-created and in line with National Curriculum objectives for learning about division in each year of primary school.

From simple division worksheets suitable for children in EYFS and KS1, like sharing objects into groups and division word problems, to more challenging KS2 division resources, like dividing fractions by whole numbers or using the chunking method with remainders, you'll find a fun and engaging resource to help your child master this essential maths skill at home.

And there's more... including the Teach your child division eBook and the Mastering long division step-by-step action pack.

### Articles

Teachers' tricks for division
Primary school teacher Phoebe Doyle has some tips and tricks to help your child with division work at home, offering an explanation of strategies using in school today as well as some useful practical exercises to try.
What is the bus stop method for division?
We explain what the bus stop method for division or short division is and why this is a quick and efficient method for working out division with larger numbers.
Best division apps for kids
From simple number facts to complicated long division, these apps are full of child-appeal and will make learning how to divide fun.

### Tutorials

Find a third of a set of objects using division tutorial
Our digital teacher is going to show you a really easy way to find a third of a set of objects using division – then you have a go to check you've got the hang of it!
Division facts for the 7 times table tutorial
How confident are you on your division facts? Let our digital teacher show you a great method for learning the division facts for the 7 times table, and then see if you can help these aliens get back to their home planets.
Learning the method of short division tutorial
Let our digital teacher explain this easy method for short division – also known as the bus stop method – then have a go yourself.

### Worksheets

Division and chunking
An activity involving cutting out cards and matching a division problem to the correct working out.
Division story problems
Sharing method for division
A free division worksheet for Year 2 children, created by an experienced teacher. This fun and visual activity will help your child understand that division is about sharing into equal parts.
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