Pictogram Example Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 4, 5, 6, 7

Pictogram Example resource description

A pictogram is displayed in this example followed by three facts that can be read from the table. The key used is 12 to 1. Use this example to discuss pictograms with your students.

Pictogram Example

This resource provides an example of using a pictogram to represent data. Pictograms use symbols or pictures to show quantities visually.


Why are pictograms important?

Pictograms are helpful for:

  • Visualising data: Making data easy to understand at a glance.
  • Engaging learners: Presenting data in a fun and accessible way.
  • Comparing quantities: Clearly showing which categories are larger/smaller.


How can this resource help?

This resource offers a model for understanding pictograms:

  • Clear example: Provide a pictogram with a title, labels, and key.
  • Easy to read: Uses simple symbols to represent quantities.
  • Supports interpretation: Shows how to read and understand the data.
  • Free PDF download: Offers an accessible reference tool.


Benefits for learners:

  • Improves understanding of data representation through pictograms.
  • Helps learners interpret and draw their own pictograms.
  • Supports learning about data handling and visual communication.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing pictograms or providing revision support. It's also valuable for students needing extra practice or for parents helping young children with maths skills.



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