Teaching Time AM and PM

Difference between AM and PM


My son suddenly asked, “What are AM and PM?” I asked him why he wanted to know about it, and he replied to me, “I always see them on my iPad.” He was right. AM and PM are mostly on the iPad, smartphone, and computer displays. Yeah, what are these abbreviations A.M. and P.M. stand for?

A.M. stands for Ante Meridiem (Latin for “before midday”)
P.M. stands for Post Meridiem (Latin for “after midday”)

Now we understood these words’ meaning, but still for the first-grader like my son had a hard time to know when or how to use A.M. and P.M., so we watched videos and practice.


Teaching Time AM and PM for kids
AM and PM learning Activity my son did

What We Used

  • Watching Videos below about telling AM and PM for kids
  • The printed PDF file below *Please read terms of use

Free Download PDF

PDF

Telling_Time_Am_PM_PDF_Spongykids

Photos in PDF files are from Unsplash


Resources for Learning Topics

Videos

Telling Time A.M and P.M. | Difference Between AM and PM
Teaching Telling Time – A.M. or P.M. – Worksheets for 1st and 2nd Grade

Websites

Time – AM / PM vs 24 Hour Clock (mathsisfun.com)

AM and PM (Class Ace: Lesson page)


Happy learning!

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

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