Month: July 2010

Babies and Children Can Learn Math

I thought you might be interested in this article I just read by Vidal Aponte and published at GoArticles.com.  It is titled: “Teach Your Baby Math – Ya Gatta Help Em!”

Here’s the article.

If you want to teach your baby math you have to help them. This is not something that they can learn on their own, especially since you are teaching them at a very young age. Below, you will get more information on this so continue reading.

* If you want to teach your baby math you are going to be happy that you did invest in this later in life. It is not as difficult as you may think to teach this to your baby either. With just a few minutes a day you can be helping your baby learn math.

* Have people told you that it is impossible to teach your baby math? There are many people that will try to “burst your bubble” but you should never allow them to do this since it really is possible for you to start helping your baby learn math. You can even start as soon as 1 month after the baby is born.

* Within the first six years you child has the ability to learn quickly and absorb what they are learning quite quickly. This knowledge will be deeply rooted in them and will not leave as easily as some things that will be learned later in life. Make sure you take advantage of this time in their life so that you will be able to enjoy the benefits of what they have learned later in life.

* When you allow yourself and your baby to work on math together you are allowing you and your baby to bond as well as your baby to learn a very beneficial skill of mathematics. Bonding with your child is important and when you are doing it in a way such as this you will be “killing two birds with one stone”.

* One of the best things that you can do when helping your baby learn math is to have a great attitude. When you have a great attitude and allow your baby to see that learning is fun. When babies and children see that things are fun they are going to be able to learn much quicker. You can add some more fun into the mix by singing and playing games while trying to teach your baby math.

* This is something that you can undertake on your own without any professional tutors. There is actually a software that will help you do this when you even if you only have a couple of minutes each day to put into teaching this to your baby. You will see big results.As you can see, you have to help your son or daughter in order to teach your baby math so please help them learn.

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5 Reasons to Use Math Games For Kids

I’d like to share an article I recently read which is very relevant for helping your child to learn math.

It was written by Thomas Brand and published in Ezine articles.

5 Reasons to Use Math Games For Kids

Math games for kids are certainly a hit. Parents like the concept since it helps their children engage in the subject and develop math skills at a young age. Teachers also utilize mathematics games for kids to get introduce new topics or practice skill sets.

Here are the top 5 reasons why you should use math games for kids:

  1. Mathematics games introduce the subject and different types of math to kids in a fun and interactive way, which makes it less intimidating.
  2. Math games encourage critical thinking, analytics, and problem-solving, as well as the mathematical basics of addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.
  3. Math games show the significance of math and reveal to kids that they are using math in ways they never thought of. This can build confidence in their mathematical skills and makes all the difference for a struggling student.
  4. Math games can require working as a group. This teaches kids about teamwork, cooperation and supporting each other toward a common goal.
  5. Mathematics games can engage students in a way basic math lessons do not. They can provide relevance for the subject, and breakdown concepts into tangible examples. Games also can require strategy, which makes the players more active participants, than when they simply are doing worksheets.

Math games for kids don’t have to be expensive. In fact, for the amount of time kids can spend on them – compared to a private math tutor, they are typically a bargain. However, they should be creative and stimulate children, which tends to be harder with the free variety. Whether its dominos, Sudoku, Set, or a stock market scenario, there are many, many ways math games can keep kids engaged and interested in the subject. Nothing beats having fun while learning! This is even more important for the crucial activity of practice – and as the saying goes; it is practice that makes perfect!

Thomas Brand is the founder of MathGameReview.com. As the father of two girls who needed his guidance and love to learn math, he helps other parents find effective, fun teaching products that help children master the basics of math. Go to http://mathgamereview.com to sign up for Thomas’ newsletter, which is filled with tips on how you can help your kids to love and master math.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Thomas_Brand

So what do you think? Ready to get some math games for your child?

Have a good day!

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Math and Children – a perfect combination!

Dear Readers,

We have created this blog with the intention to inform and help parents find the answers to their questions regarding math, reasoning skills, child development and benefits of stimulating and nurturing the young minds, bringing a long lasting result.

Our blog will contain useful articles, tips on home drills and answers to questions parents always wanted to ask.

My child gets As and Bs, but hasn’t really acquired some of the topics on his curriculum; my child is great at math and he is only 5, how can I nurture his/her young brain to promote those skills to be developed? Is it ever too early to bring extra help to my child’s math needs?  Those and many other questions will be answered here.

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Let’s make this blog a favorite spot for parents and educators to discuss math related issues.

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