Graphs for Kids

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Videos, stories and songs to help Grade 1 kids learn about graphs with fun.

Graphs for Kids

Learn about four basic graphs that can be used to share data.

  • Pictographs use pictures to display data.
  • Bar graphs use bars, usually of different colors.
  • Line graphs are helpful to show information over a period of time.
  • A pie chart looks like a pie and the size of each ‘slice’ depends on the given data.

The following diagrams and video show how to use the different types of graphs to display some given information. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.
Graphs for Kids: pictographs, bar graphs, line graphs, pie chart

What’s a graph?
Types of graphs: line plots, bar graphs, and picture graphs. Examples and how to read each type of graph.

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Drawing Graphs: Representing information on graphs

Graphs of Life
Bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs are briefly described in elementary terms.

Plotting Graphs - 1st to 3rd Grade Math Lesson
How to represent information on Graphs for Kids?
Lisa went on a field trip which lasted from Monday to Friday. During this period, she caught some insects for her collection. The table below shows how many insects were collected each day. This information can be represented as such on the graph:

Try the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice various math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
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