Instill a sense of confidence and support the essential development of problem-solving skills. Math skills are the ability to use symbols, rules and processes to solve problems. It begins with a simple understanding of numbers, order and quantity and continues with the study of structure, shape and arrangement using calculation and measurement. Learning the properties and application of math and how they interrelate help children learn how to solve problems through deductive reasoning, objectivity and abstract thinking.
Math is used in everything we do from playing games to cooking and traveling, designing and building; but math can often be viewed as scary, painful, and hard. By making math fun, we can instill a sense of confidence and support the essential development of problem-solving skills.
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Joshua loves the Count ‘Em Up Popcorn set! He enjoys playing pretend and we can discreetly sneak in beginning math too.
Bill & Amy T., parents of 4 year old Joshua who has cognitive delays, Chicago, IL