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How can I make maths a part of everyday life?

  • Show your child the many ways in which math is used in everyday activities.
     
  • Encourage your child to tell you when he uses maths in everyday life, e.g. counting coins or weighing flour.
     
  • Involve your child in everyday activities that involve maths, for example, buying groceries, measuring ingredients, counting out plates and utensils for dinner.
     
  • Play games and do puzzles with your child that involve math. Games and puzles can focus on time, direction, logic, reasoning, sorting or estimating,
  • Make maths enjoyable and solve problems together just for fun.
 

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Understanding maths can be tricky for many children which is why they need all the help they can get.
Your child is an individual so it's important to discover the right interests for your child.
There are lots of things that you as a parent can do to help your child learn about science.
Besides the fact that your child will need maths right up until he leaves secondary school, he will also need it to get through life.
Making maths part of your everyday life can help your child develop a love for maths.
Geometry is necessary for so many different occupations so it's important to give your child a good understanding of the basics.
Measurements are used to determine height, length, time and money so it's important your little one gets lots of practice.
Numbers are used to describe quantities, to count and to add, subtract and multiply. 
Children learn maths through activities that encourage them to explore, solve problems and think about what they are exploring.
There are lots of things that you as a parent can do to help your child understand math.

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