In our world we have digital clocks (they have digits like 0,1,2,3) ...
... and analog clocks (they have hands) ...
Digital Clocks show us the time using numbers, like this:
Hours : Minutes
5 Hours and 8 Minutes
9 Hours and 36 Minutes
Clocks with Hands
Clocks can also use hands to show us the Hours and Minutes. We call them "analog" clocks.
The Little Hand shows the Hours:
|2 Hours||5 Hours|
The Big Hand shows the Minutes:
Using both the Big Hand and Little Hand lets us know exactly what time it is:
Now you can:
- practice using these Time Worksheets, or
- play with the two types of clock using the Analog and Digital Clock Animation