Math

The pur­pose of this page is to help parent(s) teach their child(ren) and ulti­mately bet­ter pre­pare them for the Kindergarten Entrance Exam.

Parenting for School Success — Key Skills

Math

Math is every­where and a healthy under­stand­ing will go a long way in help­ing your child develop num­ber sense.

There are many oppor­tu­ni­ties to strengthen your child’s sense of num­ber in every­day life.  Try to help your child ana­lyze and think more crit­i­cally about num­bers when you are in a sit­u­a­tion where peo­ple have unequal amounts of some­thing.

Let’s say you dis­trib­ute a snack like gummy bears or cheese crack­ers.

It would be easy to ask one of the fol­low­ing:

Did you all get the same amount?

Who got more?

Who got less? 
And let’s not for­get the sim­plest form of math: count­ing. Count your steps, count while you wait, count toys.…

You will notice math all around when your begin to see the  oppor­tu­ni­ties.

 

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