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# Divisible by 2 Interactive Activity

• Updated:  12 Oct 2023

Explore the divisibility rule of 2 with your students using this fun ocean-themed interactive activity.

• Pages:  1 Page

teaching resource

# Divisible by 2 Interactive Activity

• Updated:  12 Oct 2023

Explore the divisibility rule of 2 with your students using this fun ocean-themed interactive activity.

• Pages:  1 Page

Explore the divisibility rule of 2 with your students using this fun ocean-themed interactive activity.

## Teach Kids All About the Divisibility Rules by 2

Understanding the divisibility rules of 2, and distinguishing between eve nan dod numbers is a fundamental skill in mathematics. Here are the rules you should be teaching your students:

• Divisibility by 2 – a number is divisible by 2 if it ends in an even digit, which means it ends in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8.
• All even numbers are divisible by 2. This is because they end in one of the even digits mentioned above.
• Odd numbers are not divisible by 2. They end in one of the odd digits, which is 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9.

The rule of divisibility by 2 is one of the simplest and most fundamental skills in maths, and it forms the basis for understanding even and odd numbers. This interactive activity will guide your students through a fantastic practice of determining is group of objects or a number is divisible by 2.

## Cute Ocean-Themed Math Activity

Your students will be engaged with this activity due to the cute images and ocean-themed nature of the activity.

Students will complete the following activities:

• Presented with 2-digit numbers, students need to cover each number divisible by 2 with a starfish and cover each number not divisible by 2 with a sea anemone.
• Sort numbers into either divisible by 2 columns or not divisible by 2 columns.
• Presented with two numbers, students need to drag a whale shark over either the ‘Divisible by 2’ square or the ‘Not divisible by 2 square’.
• Match the fish to the numbers.
• Complete the following sentences:
• When deciding if a number is _____ by _______ or not, you must determine if the number is even or odd. An _______ number is _________ divisible by two. An __________ number is __________ divisible by two.

This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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