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Surf for More Math

Lesson 1 - Sorting in Different Ways

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Sorting in Different Ways, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Compare, sort, and classify objects.

Make a concrete graph using one-to-one correspondence.


Instruction for Use


Count Us In - Game 9 prompts students to sort and classify objects.

To use Count Us In - Game 9, have students drag and drop objects anywhere in the garden to make groups. Click the "Play Again" button to sort the objects into different groups.


Colour, Shape, Size lets students practice sorting objects more than one way, using one attribute at a time.

The blocks inside the oval are the same colour, shape, or size. To use Colour, Shape, Size, drag the blocks that belong with them into the middle of the oval. Press the "Check" button to see if the answer if correct. Press the "New Problem" button for a new set of blocks.