to practise telling time to the hour
a shoebox (any size)
adding machine paper (cut to filmstrip width)
clock stamp & ink pad
Directions for Construction:
Cut a hole in the side of the shoe box
Cut slits on both ends of the shoe box, wide enough for the adding machine paper to pass through
Use the clock stamp to make a number of clock faces along the adding machine paper; clock faces should be numbered
Draw times on the clock faces, depending on the time concepts that are being taught (minute intervals, fifteen minute intervals, half-hour and hour intervals) at 5 cm intervals
Insert an answer card into the box so that activity is self-checking
Directions for Activity:
This can be an individual or small group activity.
Number the clocks on the Adding Machine paper and create a matching Answer card on the index card that is to be inserted into the box.
Insert adding machine tape into the Time Machine shoebox through the slits on either side of the box.
Student finds the matching Answer card to match the clocks that are pulled through the hole on the other side of the box, on the Adding Machine paper.