In this free math video, I introduce my 8 and 6-year-old to decimal notation using money, Base Ten Blocks and Cuisenaire Rods. The money provides the reference point for how to write decimals since they are already familiar with writing dollars and cents, and the Base Ten Blocks and Cuisenaire Rods provide a way to transfer their knowledge of regular fractions to decimal fractions.

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# Introducing Decimals – Part One

In this free math video, I introduce my 8 and 6-year-old to decimal notation using money, Base Ten Blocks and Cuisenaire Rods. The money provides the reference point for how to write decimals since they are already familiar with writing dollars and cents, and the Base Ten Blocks and Cuisenaire Rods provide a way to transfer their knowledge of regular fractions to decimal fractions.