# Telling the time

Telling the time is a core numeracy skill that your child will be taught in stages during primary school.

From reading the time to the hour on a clock face to converting analogue time to digital time, in this section of the site you'll find tips on how to help your child learn to tell the time, as well as practice clock templates and tell the time worksheets on all the core skills including matching digital and analogue time, calculating time intervals, reading the 24-hour clock and writing time.

And you'll find even more help in our fantastic Telling the time learning pack.

### Articles

Best time-teaching products
Great toys, books and resources to help your child learn to tell the time on analogue and digital timepieces, from clock face recognition to estimating time differences on the 24-hour clock.
What are analogue and digital?
We explain what analogue and digital are and how and when children are taught to read clock faces and convert between analogue and digital times in primary school.

### Tutorials

Ordering months of the year tutorial
Let our digital teacher show you how we order the months of the year, then have a go yourself!
Telling the time to the hour tutorial
Our digital teacher is showing Molly how to tell the time to the hour. Can you help?
Telling the time on a 24-hour clock tutorial
Our interactive teacher will show you a quick and easy method to tell them time on a 24-hour clock, then you can have a go yourself!

### Worksheets

Telling the time - Practice clock templates
If your child is learning to tell the time, use TheSchoolRun's clock practice templates to help support their learning. You can put together a clock face with moveable hands, write the time on digital and analogue clocks and fill in different times on the blank clock faces.
Understanding clock faces to the hour
Time-telling practice for Y1 children: reading and writing the time to the hour on blank clock faces. Remind them to check the length of their hours and minutes hands!
Match digital and analogue time (quarter past)
In Year 2 children learn to tell the time to quarter past and quarter to the hour. Help them practise with this simple matching worksheet.
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## Telling the time pack

Learning to tell the time is a process which spans the primary-school years, and children can find it overwhelmingly hard. The Telling the Time pack is a complete guide to everything you need to know to support your child and help them get to grips with this vital skill, bursting with practical suggestions, advice from experts and activity sheets for all the key stages.

What you'll find in your Telling the Time learning pack:

• 21 ways to incorporate practice into everyday life
• Telling-the-time game ideas
• Reading and writing time worksheets covering o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to and reading time to the nearest minute
• Estimating and predicting time puzzles
• Blank clock templates
• Telling the Time Bingo
• Telling the Time Dominoes