Double Digit Group Division

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  • Stamp Game
  • Work Cards



  1. Given a division problem, the child prepares the stamps and the skittles.
  2. Since we want to do a group division, we put the skittles together in a group.
  3. Directress asks: "How many groups of 26 can be made from this number?"
  4. The child places two tens and six units in a row, continuing his distribution by making all horizontal rows of 26 in a column.
  5. The stamps are always placed in hierarchic order.
  6. Here, the skittles serve only as a reminder of the number in the group.
  7. This time we will first make groups only of tens.
  8. Groups are made of two tens and lain out in rows.
  9. Directress asks: "How many groups of ten did I make?"
  10. "So that each group has 26, I must make the same number of groups of units".
  11. Groups of six units are made in rows that line up with the groups of ten, yet in a separate column.
  12. When the child finds that more units are needed, one group of tens is returned to the dish so that they may be changed.
  13. Directress asks: "How many groups of tens do I have ? 4. How many groups of units? 4 is our answer".

Control Of Error

Points Of Interest


  • To learn the concept of group division.
  • To continue towards further abstraction in division.