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Greater Than and Less Than Pegs

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We are excited to introduce a new, interactive Greater Than or Less Than Pegs activity, perfect for year 3 and year 4 students learning about the <, >, and = symbols in their maths lessons. This engaging and hands-on activity is available for free download by clicking the button at the bottom of the page. As always, all resources on our website

are completely free!

About the Greater Than or Less Than Pegs Activity

The Greater Than or Less Than Pegs activity offers a tactile and visual approach to understanding the comparison symbols <, >, and =. This fun and educational resource encourages students to actively participate in their learning.

 

What’s Included in the Activity?

  • Printable Cards: The activity includes a set of printable cards. Each card features two numbers—either two-digit or three-digit numbers.

  • Comparison Options: Under each pair of numbers are three options: <, >, and =.

  • Interactive Element: Students use pegs to select the correct comparison symbol for each pair of numbers.

 

Educational Benefits

The Greater Than or Less Than Pegs activity provides numerous educational benefits:

  • Hands-On Learning: The use of pegs adds a tactile element to the learning process, making it more engaging for students.

  • Visual Reinforcement: The comparison options on each card help reinforce the concept of greater than, less than, and equal to.

  • Skill Development: Students practice comparing numbers and using the correct symbols, enhancing their number sense and comparison skills.

  • Interactive Engagement: The activity keeps students involved and interested in learning, promoting active participation.

 

How to Use the Activity

Teachers can incorporate this activity into their lessons in various ways:

  • Independent Practice: Assign the activity as independent practice to reinforce the concept taught in class.

  • Small Group Activity: Have students work in small groups, encouraging collaborative learning and discussion.

  • Math Centers: Include the activity in math centers for students to rotate through during independent work time.

  • Assessment Tool: Use the activity as a quick assessment to gauge students’ understanding of comparison symbols.

 

Preparation Instructions

To prepare the activity, follow these simple steps:

  1. Print: Download and print the activity cards.

  2. Cut: Cut out each card along the designated lines.

  3. Laminate: For durability, laminate each card.

  4. Peg: Provide students with pegs to use during the activity.

 

Download and Enhance Your Maths Lessons

The Greater Than or Less Than Pegs activity is a fantastic tool to make learning about comparison symbols engaging and effective. To download the activity, simply click the button at the bottom of the page. Remember, all resources on our website are free, ensuring you have access to high-quality educational materials at no cost.

 

Incorporate the Greater Than or Less Than Pegs activity into your maths lessons to help your students confidently use greater than, less than, and equal to symbols. With the hands-on and interactive nature of this activity, your students will enjoy comparing numbers and using the correct symbols. Download this fun and educational activity today and watch your students thrive in their maths lessons!

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