Time Clock Worksheets for Kindergarten - Free Printable Worksheets for Learning to Tell Time

Telling time practice for Kindergarten

Teach your kids how to tell time in a straightforward way through our Time clock worksheets for kindergarten.

These fantastic free printable worksheets for learning to tell time contain multiple exercises that will guide kids to be able to perfectly tell the time either from the analogue or digital clock in an easy manner.

Important Facts About Telling Time for Kinders

A very simple strategy used to impact an easy understanding of telling time practice for kindergarten is by guiding kids to first of all know how to tell only the ‘o’clock’ of any required time.

By so doing, kids will become very familiar with the difference that exist between the hour and the minute hand of the analogue clock. Note should be taken here that hourly digits of either digital or analogue clock ranges from 1 to 12.

The practice of kids telling time through our free printable worksheets for learning to tell time, at an early age will not only help them in their daily live activities, but will eventually enhance their number sense and math skills in general.

One of these math skills will be for kids to be able to quantify, measure or compare the duration of intervals between events and sequences. Moreover, an advanced knowledge of time telling will eventually enhance kid’s understanding of math concepts such as addition, subtraction and of course, skip counting by 5s.

Fun o’clock telling time exercises for kids –best strategy for programming daily activities

The fun o’clock telling time exercises for kids in our time clock worksheet for kindergarten are amazing tools that will uplift your kid’s conscious minds. Also, achieving an organized and successful future begins from knowing how to manage time right from an early age.

For this reason, knowing how to tell time is for sure of vital importance young learners. An amazing thing here is that kids will automatically regard the time telling concept as best strategy for programming their daily activities.

For instance, they will know exactly when to leave for school, eat snacks, paly, have siesta and many other activities.

The digital clock has a very simple technique to master the “o’clock of time”. Kids simply need to be able to identify figures 1 to 12. As such, they can easily tell if it’s 1 o’clock, 2 o’clock, 3 o’clock 4 o’clock right up to 12 o’clock.

The time read for example 9 o’clock can be represented in an analogue clock as such  →  9:00.

 This is so simple. Isn’t it? 

9 : 00  

The first figure, 9 simply names the hour, while 00 names the minute.

Example: in each case, read and write the correct time

Hey! Kids, let’s take a look at the analogue clock. I bet you, it’s very simple to read and write its time. Just take a look at the two arrow pointed hands on the clock. Hope you’ll see that one is short, while the other one is long. For an easy understanding, just follow the tips below;

  • The short hand is the hour hand, while the long hand is the minute hand
  • The long hand must point to 12, before it can be read o’clock.
  • The short hand, which is also the hour hand points to any number following the hour of the day
  • Now, if at the same moment for example the short hand is pointing to 6 while the long hand is pointing at 12, then the time can be written 6 : 00 and read 6 o’clock.
kindergarten math worksheets - telling time example case

From the exercise in each case, read and write the correct time, we’ll simply follow the tips above.

In the second clock, the short hand is at 3, while the long hand is at 12. We will name only the hour “3” and NOT 12. So the time can be read 3 o’clock, and written 3:00.

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