Number bonds. Yes, they're important, but what exactly are they and why do children have to learn about them? If you're a parent with a child of school age, you may well have heard of the term 'number bonds'. Children begin exploring number bonds in math as early as in kindergarten. … [Read more...] about What are number bonds?
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A fun summer-themed set of worksheets to practise those times tables and avoid the summer slide! Summer's here at last! Hoorah! Now, when it comes to summer, I appreciate that times tables are certainly not the first thing that springs to mind. Beach trips - yes, ice cream - yes, times … [Read more...] about Summer Multiplication Facts Worksheets
6 of our favourite family games to help your young child develop important basic numeracy skills When kids are starting out with math, it's really important to make it fun and interesting. One of the easiest ways to make practising math skills enjoyable, is to play games. Because really, … [Read more...] about The best family games for practising early number skills
It's multiplication with a St. Patrick's Day twist! Fun, no-prep and great for working on times tables. Once we get towards the end of February, it feels like the hardest (or rather coldest!) part of winter is done, and we can finally start looking ahead to spring. Along with the … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day multiplication worksheets
A summery math craft to practise skip counting. Math meets sunflowers? You betcha! Where I live, you know it's summer when you drive outside the city limits and see endless fields of yellow sunflowers under huge blue skies. Sunflowers are so joyous and I find it very hard not to feel … [Read more...] about Skip counting sunflowers (math craft!)
One to one correspondence. It's something to do with counting, it's certainly a bit of a mouthful to say, but what exactly is it? Let's find out. One to one correspondence is a skill that young children need to develop in order to learn to count things. And, it's an important one. Let me … [Read more...] about What is one to one correspondence in math?