The periodic table is something that even young children can study and have fun putting all the little boxes together. The table on this page is reduced and part of its bottom sections are not shown. Young learners can make Element Flash cards showing the atomic number, symbol, and element name on one side of the card. The hydrogen cell, or box from the periodic table shown here has each of these parts labeled. For periodic tables that are free to print, see
Students are never expected to memorize the numbers on a periodic chart, only some of the names and symbols. Start with the first 18 elements. For a Free Printable Periodic Table as well as information, see THE PERIODIC TABLE.