Shapes String

Learning about shapes is very important for children towards learning mathematics and science concepts. According to Dr Sue Gifford from University of Cambridge Nrich Project, teaching young children spatial skills actually improves their maths, including their number understanding and general thinking skills (https://nrich.maths.org/14544). To do this activity, prepare objects of Read more…

Shaping Straw

Shapes identification is actually a mathematics activity. Creating shapes with straws is a great activity that help preschoolers learn to recognize and compare shapes. Not only it promotes creativity, it will also enrich the children’s vocabulary as they learn about the names of the shapes and their attributes. Shape and Read more…

Counting

The numbers 0, 1, 2 are just merely symbols.  Children need to understand that these number actually represents quantity of objects and can be counted.  Once they understand the concept, then it will be easier for them to learn advance math concepts such as numbers operation, sizes and measurement (https://raisingchildren.net.au/babies/play-learning/learning-ideas/early-numeracy) Read more…

Number Beads

To help develop numeracy skills, children first need to understand the concept of “numbers”. Children start learning numeracy skills from the time they’re born. This learning happens from watching and experiencing numeracy in action, especially in everyday play and activities (https://raisingchildren.net.au/babies/play-learning/learning-ideas/early-numeracy) Number beads is an activity that help children count. Read more…

Chain of Clips

Teaching children numeracy concept is the first step towards learning Maths. According to National Numeracy Organization UK, we use numeracy every day in all areas of our lives. Our confidence and ability with numbers impacts us financially, socially, and professionally. It even affects our health and well being (https://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/why-numeracy-important) When Read more…