Since it is important for you as a parent to begin teaching your kids to count at home, there are several factors you may need to take into account. Among the main benefits of commencing your child's math education is that it will offer them an advantage in school. They will have a firm understanding of fundamental counting and number concepts by the age they attend kindergarten.
An excellent method to strengthen your relationship with your child and aid in the development of their fine motor abilities is to encourage them to teach about numbers first. It's a terrific chance to show kids how to concentrate and give heed for extensive lengths of time, which will help them in all of their daily activities.
Last but not least, introducing math to your child at a young age can help them grow to have a favorable outlook on the topic. Due to the difficulty or boredom, children all too frequently form unfavorable associations with it. You can encourage your children to realize that math can be pleasurable and satisfying by teaching them in a creative and interesting way.
Most likely, your child can count to 20 and is proficient with the unpleasant "teen words" "thirteen," "fourteen," and others. The majority of five-year-olds are able to read and write numerals up to ten. Counting to 100 and reading numerals up to 20 may be skills that older 5-year-olds have.
Relative quantity understanding in children as young as 5 is also developing. Your child will likely know the answer if you question whether six is greater than or less than three.
Make math entertaining. Math abilities can be reinforced by playing Chutes and Ladders-style games where you roll dice or count spaces. Keep demonstrating to your children how you employ math on a daily basis in your shopping, cooking, and construction activities.
Informal and interactive instruction is best. Question your children about how many eggs would remain in the carton if only four of the five eggs were used when baking cookies, for example. Afterward, let your children break four eggs into a bowl and total the remaining pieces.
A wonderful method to strengthen your relationship with your child is to tutor them to count. It's an opportunity for you to interact with them personally and develop a strong relationship. During this time, you can engage in conversation with them, discover their hobbies, and simply enjoy yourself.
You're also assisting your child in the development of their fine motor abilities when you encourage them to count. They will benefit from this for the entirety of their lives and it is crucial to their general well-being.
We also have more printable chart you may like:
100 Chart Full Page Printable
100 Number Grid Chart Printable
Counting By 10s Chart Printable
The procedures listed below can be used by your kids to become experts in counting if you wish to teach them how to count by 1s (by using their fingers to count to 100).