Family bonding around a table game can reinforce math as well as be fun.
By Mathnasium of Dundas | Added Sep. 9, 2023
Parents often ask how they can assist in improving their child's mathematics skills. Ultimately, the answer is simple:
However, the meat is in the details. This week I begin a series on specific ways to find math around the house and car, and ideas on how to make it a fun activity for your child.
In Ontario, most vehicle licensee plates are four letters and three digits. Those digits can be a wealth of ideas for math games playable while driving, wherther to=-and-from school or further afield, even from the youngest age. Here are some, roughly in ascending difficulty:
All of these exercises are building blocks in the Mathnasium methodology for building first numeric fluency, and then true number sense. Talk to your Centre Director or Lead Instructor to find out which ones your child is currently working on, or has recently completed. They can also explain how these techniques are taught to your child.
Ultimately, you and your child will develop personal favourites; and that's fine. Enjoy! But, now and then, stretch a bit. Who knows; you might develop a new pleasure.
Students! This Saturday, September 9 (and again October 7) we are hosting Kids' Corner at the Waterdown Farmers' Market, in the Legion parking lot.