How To Use Number Frames

Adding a Frame

Select the Add Frame tool.


Tap a frame to add it to the workspace.


Create custom frame sizes up to 12x12.


Adding Counters

Drag and drop counters into frames or onto the background.


Use one finger on the background to select multiple counters.

Setting Counter Styles

Click on the Change Counters tool to set colors or shapes for new counters.


Working with Shades

Drag shades to move, or drag bottom corners to resize.

Hide or show a shade by tapping the eye icon.

Toolbar Interface

Icon Tool Shortcut Description
start over icon Start Over esc Clear the workspace of reload the Share Code.
Rotate Frame Rotate Frame R Rotate selected frames and their counters.
5 Grid 5 Grid G Show every 5th line in a frame to reinforce grouping.
Change Color Change Color C Set the color of selected counters.
shade icon Cover Tool H Add a resizable cover to hide or show frames and counters.
Cover Tool Math Text Tool E Create math expressions and equations.
Tip: Double-tap your text to edit it.
Writing tool icon Writing Tool T Enter text to describe frames and counters or create a problem.
Tip: Double-tap your text to edit it.
drawing tool icon Drawing Tools W Open or hide the drawing tools.
duplicate icon Duplicate D Duplicate selected items.
trash icon Trash backspace, delete Delete selected items.
share code icon Share Code K Enter a code to open shared work.
share icon Share S Share your work with an image, a link, or a code.
info icon Info I View how-to and other information about this app.