The purpose of this activity is to help your child learn divisibility rules for 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10.
Link to Number Framework:
Number Facts, Stage 7-8.
What you need:
- Vehicle license plates. Play this game while you are traveling in the car.
What to do:
- Each time you are out in the car look for car license plates that are divisible by 2.
- As players find numbers that can be divided by 2 with no remainder they call them out.
- If you like you can keep a track of the score, with players receiving one point for each correct answer.
- Once your child is confident finding numbers divisible by 2, move on to look for numbers divisible by 3, 4, 5, or 10.
- Look for numbers divisible by both 2 and 3.
- Look for numbers divisible by both 3 and 5.
- Look for numbers divisible by both 3 and 4.
Rules for Divisibility:
A number is divisible by 2 if the last digit is an even number.
A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of the digits is divisible by 3.
A number is divisible by 4 if the number formed by the last two digits is divisible by 4.
A number is divisible by 5 if the last digit is either 0 or 5.
A number is divisible by 10 if the last digit is 0.
Related Māori vocab:
|car number plate||tau tohu motukā|
|last digit||mati whakamutunga|