Many kids first begin to learn division through the concept of sharing. Sharing (or dividing) objects between friends or into groups equally is an operation young students can easily comprehend. Parents can encourage this love of equality and fairness to help kids begin to recognize and practice math in the real world.

Click here to check out our Math In The Real World Activity on division. We’ll help you look for opportunities while doing activities around the house or running errands to work with your child to solve real world problems and practice their elementary math skills. Let us know in the comments other ways you and your family have used to practice division in everyday life!