Visual Aids for Multiplication and Division

Multiplication and Division can be difficult for children to understand. Today I decided to make it as practical as possible.
I gave the children a question; 28/4 =
The children then counted out 28 cubes and shared these with 4 of the children (using the sheet below).
They then answered the question (7).

The children quickly understood what division means (sharing equally).
The sheets could also be used for multiplication.
4×5 =
They can use 4 children and give them 5 cubes each. Then, they count how many they have altogether.
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