# Skip Counting and Your Fingers to Divide - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Division

In the lesson "Skip Counting and Your Fingers to Divide," third-grade students will embark on an engaging journey to master division, an essential component of the Multiplication and Division unit in their mathematics curriculum. This lesson incorporates a variety of activities, including Division L3 Easter Math, Division Worksheet, Reptile and Amphibians Division Worksheet, and How Many Tadpoles Worksheet, to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of division concepts.

Students will learn the innovative technique of using skip counting in conjunction with their fingers to simplify the division process. This method not only makes division more accessible but also helps in enhancing their mental math skills. Through the thematic worksheets, students will apply these techniques in different contexts, from solving fun Easter math problems to diving into the world of reptiles, amphibians, and tadpoles. These activities are designed to keep students engaged while reinforcing their division skills.

Understanding division is critical for students as it lays the foundation for more advanced mathematical concepts they will encounter in higher grades. Mastering division also improves problem-solving abilities and promotes logical thinking, skills that are invaluable in both academic and real-life situations.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Division
Unit: Multiplication and Division
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1st
4:00 min
Division L3 Easter Math
video
2nd
3:00 min
Division Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Reptile and Amphibians Division Worksheet
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
worksheet
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• ### Activity 2 / Division Worksheet

Use this division PDF worksheet for grade 3 if you’d like an easy new trick to teach your child to solve division problems!
This adorable Easter-themed worksheet will delight your child with bright and colorful Easter pictures, while teaching division by simply skip counting to get the answer!

• ### Activity 3 / Reptile and Amphibians Division Worksheet

When it comes to division, a key strategy is to skip count. This adorable PDF worksheet will have your child practicing that skill to get the correct division quotient, all with the help of their charming reptile and amphibian friends. After they've practiced skip counting, they'll circle the correct quotient from the choices given and reinforce their automaticity as they recognize number patterns.

• ### Activity 4 / How Many Tadpoles Worksheet

Aren't tadpoles the cutest little things? Kids sure think so and they'll love using the little guys and gals (and some division too, but shhh…don't tell!) to help find the measurements of their frog friends. They'll use the length of the frogs and the lengths of the tadpoles to decide how many tadpoles it would take to equal each frog. Using division terminology like how man and each, they'll be solving math-problems without even knowing it!