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HOW TO RAISE A CHILD WHO LOVES MATH

It is very necessary to introduced math concepts early. The more a child enjoys numbers, the more motivated he'll to learn.

The following activities can help your child understand the math concepts :

1.

Let your child play with the calculator :
Children learn to explore and learn. They love gadgets. Adding and subtracting in a calculator is an exciting way for him to learn to manipulate numbers.

2.

Use math everyday :
Let your child help you to pay bills, to buy groceries, to measure out ingredients for a recipe. Each of these activities reinforce how useful math skills are in life.

3.

Do not limit the boundaries of maths :
Math is not just about numbers. It is all about identifying in day to day life, be it identifying shapes, noticing patterns or making comparisons e.g. this boy is taller than me or shorter than me.

4.

Have a positive approach :
Children understand that math helps them develop good problem solving skills. Learning should be fun and interesting rather than burdensome.

5.

Play a lot of math games with friend :
Brain teasers, connect the dots, count things around you, play with shapes and puzzles, count and sort household items, e.g. be it sorting clothes cutlery, etc.

 

 

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