Division Finger Chart

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Division Finger Chart
Math - Memory Work
Division Finger Chart 2.JPG
Level Primary
Age 5 - 6.5
Prerequisites Division Board
Materials division finger chart
division problem slips
writing board

This activity helps the child with memorization of division facts.
A printable version of the chart is available below in the Make Your Own section.


  1. Take the material to a mat or large table. Lay out as shown. (If the child is left-handed, put the paper on the left instead.)
    Division Finger Chart 1.JPG
  2. Draw a problem slip.
    Division Finger Chart 2.JPG
  3. Copy the problem to the paper.
    Division Finger Chart 3.JPG
  4. Place your right finger on the blue number along the top that corresponds to the first number in the problem. Place your left finger on the number along the side that corresponds to the second number in the problem.
    Division Finger Chart 4.JPG
  5. Slide the right finger down to the same row as the left finger.
    Division Finger Chart 5.JPG
  6. Slide the left finger over to meet the right. The number on this square is the answer.
    Division Finger Chart 6.JPG
  7. Record the answer on the paper.
    Division Finger Chart 7.JPG
  8. Repeat the process with other problems.
    Division Finger Chart 8.JPG
  9. The child can check their own answers with the Division Control Chart.

Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

Variations and Extensions[edit]


Make Your Own[edit]

Division Finger Chart pdf icon.jpg
Division Slips pdf icon.jpg
Division Control Chart pdf icon.jpg
Division Finger Chart Division Problem Slips Division Control Chart (print on legal sized paper)

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