Clock Hands That Erase!

Clock Hands That Erase! lesson plan

Keep up with the time! This erasable clock face is perfect for practice!

  • 1.

    Learning how to tell time? The hands on this clock are erasable, so you can set the time again and again.

  • 2.

    On a white paper plate, draw a clock face with Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. Space the numbers evenly. If you like, add designs around the clock, minute marks, or other decorations.

  • 3.

    Find a partner. Draw an hour and minute hand. Ask your partner to read your clock and tell you the correct time. Erase the time.

  • 4.

    Give the clock to your partner. Ask that person to draw a new time. You tell the time, they erase it, and you continue playing as long as you like.


  • Children draw and decorate a clock face.
  • In pairs, children take turns drawing clock hands to show a specific time on the clock face. 
  • Children check each other’s clock-reading abilities.


  • Write a schedule of your daily activities. Show the times of each activity on your erasable clocks as the day progresses.
  • Tell their partner a specific activity such as eating dinner. The partner can then show an appropriate time on the clock face for that activity.
  • Assessment: Observe whether clocks are properly con