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# A list of online games for clocks, calendars, and elapsed time

This is an annotated and hand-picked list of online games, tools, worksheets, and activities that you can use to help your children or students tell time or read the clock, practice reading calendars, and calculating elapsed time. I have tried to gather a variety of resources and have personally checked out each website, to make sure it is truly useful for my site visitors!

## Clock/Telling Time

**Interactive clock to practice telling time**

Show children how to tell time with this interactive clock (analog or digital). You can limit the time to the half hours, quarter hours, or to 10, 5, and 1 minute. Generate a random time to let students practice telling time.

/interactives/telling_time.php

**Parking Time**

Steer the car into the parking place that shows the correct time.

www.mathnook.com/math/parking-time.html

**Matching Pairs Time**

Match analogue to analogue, analogue to digital, analogue to words, or digital to words.

www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=matchingpairstimev3

**Telling the Time in Words**

This page contains several activities to practice telling time, including word problems, worksheets, and a timetable.

mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/117/telling_the_time_in_words

**Match Digital and Analog Clock**

Match the digital time with the analog time.

www.turtlediary.com/game/match-digital-and-analog-clock.html

**On Time**

Click and drag the hands of the clock to the correct time. This can be challenging!

www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/on_time_game4.swf

**Quarter Hours Interactive Mad Maths**

Write the time shown on the analog clock. Includes "quarter to" and "quarter past".

www.snappymaths.com/other/measuring/time/interactive/quarterhours/quarterhoursimm/quarterhoursimm.htm

**Bang On Time**

Read the time in words and then stop the clock when the hands are in the matching position.

www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/BangOnTime/clockwordres.html

**Time Matching Game**

Match the analog clocks with the correct English phrases.

www.math-play.com/time-matching-game.html

**Interactive Teaching Clock**

Play around with the controls — you can do all kinds of demonstrations with this clock!

www.visnos.com/demos/clock

**ClockWorks**

Choose "advanced" level for 3rd grade practice. Move the hands of the clock to the given time by clicking on the tick marks on the clock.

mrnussbaum.com/clockworks/

**Stop the Clock 4!**

Drag the five digital times to the correct analog clocks, and then press STOP THE CLOCK button.

resources.oswego.org/games/StopTheClock/sthec4.html

**AM and PM times**

This page includes a brief explanation of AM and PM, as well as a practice activity and games.

www.aaamath.com/k8_ampm.htm

**Time Balloons**

Help MathPup fetch the time balloon that matches the launchpad time.

www.mathnook.com/math/timeballoons.html

**AM or PM**

Practice relating AM and PM to typical events during the day.

www.mathgames.com/skill/2.19-am-or-pm

**On Time**

Set the clock's hands to the given time. Four different levels.

www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/on_time_game1.htm

**Clock Shoot**

A game where you need to click on the clock with the matching time (analog/digital). Three different levels: whole hours, half hours, or quarter hours.

www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/clock_shoot.htm

**Teaching Time**

Analogue/digital clock games and worksheets. Also an interactive "class clock" to demonstrate time.

www.teachingtime.co.uk

**That Quiz: Time**

Online quizzes for all time-related topics: reading the clock, time passed, adding/subtracting with time, conversion of time units, and time zones practice. The quizzes have many levels, can be timed or not, and include lots of options for customization. Easy to use and set up.

www.thatquiz.org/tq-g/math/time

**Math Mammoth Clock**

A self-teaching worktext for 1st - 3rd grades that covers telling time (reading the clock), AM/PM, elapsed time, using the calendar, and changing time units. Available as a download ($4.75) and also as a printed copy.

**Time-for-Time**

A resource site to learn about time: worksheets, games, quizzes, time zones, and an interactive clock.

www.time-for-time.com/default.htm

**Telling Time Worksheets**

Make printable clock face worksheets for telling time to the hour, to the half hour, to quarter hour, to 5-minute intervals, or to the minute. Available both in PDF and html formats. The page includes both ready-made worksheets for grades 1, 2, and 3, and a versatile worksheet generator.

/worksheets/clock.php

**Elapsed Time Worksheets**

Generate printable worksheets for elapsed time. You can practice the elapsed time, finding the starting time, or finding the ending time. The time interval can be to the accuracy of 1 minute, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or whole hours.

www.mathnook.com/elapsedtimegen.html

**Elapsed Time Line**

This interactive tool shows 2 clocks that have draggable fingers to set a "from" and "to" time, and a number line. You can demonstrate how to use a number line to calculate elapsed time.

www.teacherled.com/2008/10/05/elapsed-time-line

**Clockwise**

Plug in a time, and the clock runs till it reaches it, or clock runs to a time and you type it in.

www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ClockWise/

**What Time Is It?**

Look at the analog clock and pick the digital clock that shows the same time.

www.primarygames.com/time/start.htm

**A Visual Way to Solve Elapsed Time Problems**

This is a very natural, simple way to find out how much time elapses between two given clock times, and is exactly the way I also teach it.

www.zooktutoring.com/a-visual-way-to-solve-elapsed-time-problems

**Time Calculations from BBC BiteSize**

Three pages of examples of time calculations, followed by a 10-question quiz.

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/maths_i/measure/time_calc/revision/1/

**Online Countdown Timer**

This site creates a customizable timer that is very useful in the classroom (or home).

www.timercountdown.net

## Calendars

**Days of the Week**

This page has a lesson on the days of the week, plus 3 practice exercises to reinforce the topic.

www.turtlediary.com/game/days-of-the-week.html

**Months of the Year**

Learn about the months of the year in this interactive lesson, and practice with simple exercises to recall the names and order of the months

www.turtlediary.com/game/months-of-the-year.html

**Calendar Clowns**

Answer questions about the calendar by clicking on the correct date.

mrnussbaum.com/calendarclowns/

**Under the Sea**

Practice time and calendar topics. Finish all the topics to unlock a treasure!

www.learnalberta.ca/content/me3usa/flash/index.html?goLesson=13

**Using the Calendar — Questions**

Locate information on a calendar, use a calculator to calculate time intervals, and answer questions about next month using this month’s calendar.

mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/261

## Elapsed Time

**Find the Start Time**

Word problems about starting times with multiple-choice answers. Choose "full screen", then "Find the start time". Next, choose option 4 or 5.

mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/119/find_the_start_time

**ThatQuiz — Elapsed time**

A ten-question quiz on Elapsed Time

www.thatquiz.org/tq-g/?-j4-l4-p0

**Adding Time Word Problems**

Read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time.

mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/118/adding_time_word_problems

**Time for Crime — Elapsed Time Mystery**

A single mystery problem which can be solved by thinking of the elapsed time: who is the thief?

teacher.scholastic.com/maven/timefor/index.htm

**Difference Between Two Times**

Work out the difference between two given times. A time line may help.

www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/timetables/index.htm

**Interactivate: Elapsed Time**

Practice calculating elapsed time with analog or digital clocks.

www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ElapsedTime/

**RoboClock 3: Elapsed Time**

How much time has passed in hours and minutes? Help RoboClock solve the problems.

www.primarygames.com/math/roboclock3/

**Time Slice**

Solve word problems involving time and elapsed time.

www.mathslice.com/time-slice.html

**Math Made Easy, Grade 2 Math Workbook**

This workbook has been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Second Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 2 with emphasis on addition and subtraction of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 1 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 3.