Are you struggling to teach division? Do you have a learner who is just not getting it? I understand. We are there, too! So I decided to do a little work and figure out some **Fun Ways to Teach Division to Kids**.

I have a whole bunch of fun resources to help you teach your kids the basics of division. Hopefully these will make math a little more interesting in your home or classroom! Maybe you can reduce the tears a little, too. ( also, be sure to check out my post on Fun Ways to Teach Multiplication to Kids and my Fun Ways to Teach Fractions post, too!)

My son is beginning to learn division. He is having a hard time understanding the concept, so I decided to try out a few things to help him. I want to get him over the fear of it. We started by playing a simple game. I gave him 30 plastic beads and a mini muffin tin. He had to divide the beads between the slots evenly.

We started with dividing between 2 spots only, then moved up in numbers. If there were any left over, we talked about remainders. Then we reduced the number of beads and tried it again. We tried it with our Unifix math cubes as well. Using manipulates seemed to really make it click for him.

**Free Worksheets &**

** Printables on Division:**

**I made a free set of Math Fact Family Cards that you can get when you subscribe by email! You’ll love them.**

The Mrs. says

Super resources! Love your muffin tin idea! How old is your son?

Lucy Ravitch says

Wonderful resources! Thanks! If you want to link up this post to my MaTh activity Thursday tomorrow that would be awesome.

~Lucy

Kids Math Teacher

Karyn Tripp says

Thanks! 🙂 He is almost 9.

JDaniel4's Mom says

This is a great way to work on division.

Heather W says

Thanks for the shout out! I’m seeing some traffic from it and I’m pinning it now. 🙂

~HoJo~

Lisa M says

pinned to keep for a few years!!!

Jill EnchantedHomeschoolingMom says

This is a great way to teach division. We bake a lot around our home so I will try this one the next time we fire up the oven and wait to bake our next recipe 🙂

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Lucinda @ NavigatingByJoy.com says

I love the muffin tins and beads. It can be so easy to overlook the value of simple manipulatives when teaching our children these concepts, but it makes so much difference. Thank you for sharing!

Anna says

This is SUCH a great round-up, Karyn. Thanks so much for sharing at After School!

Anna says

Featuring on Monday’s linkup! Thanks again!

Natalie F says

Wow – so many great ideas here. My 6 year old is intensely interested in division – I am pinning this post to get her more resources to explore on her own. Thanks for sharing with Afterschool.

Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom says

What an awesome selection. We’re a couple years away from division but I’m pinning this for future reference.

Thanks for sharing.

xoxo

Beth Gorden says

Love all these fun, hands on way to learn division!! Thanks for linking up and sharing your creativity at TGIF! I featured this today. I hope to see you linked up again later today,

Have a great weekend,

Beth

Carrie says

Some great ideas!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

Almost Unschoolers says

I really like the muffin tin and bead idea…will be using – thanks!

Phoebe says

The printables are great! We also have worksheets for division. 🙂 Check them out!