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. The number on the left of the : is Hours, and the number on the right is 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