Ordinal numbers are the words that tell what order objects are in. First, second, third, fourth, and fifth are the first five ordinal numbers. While counting is often mastered early by children, it takes longer for children to grasp ordinal numbers. This means that children should spend more time practicing them. The good news is that it is easy to use toys to practice
A pictograph uses a small picture of some kind to symbolize a number of items. Being able to read a pictograph is a concept learned early on in elementary math, but it can be a bit confusing at first. Practicing with pictographs at home can make the concept more hands-on and easier to understand. How To Make a Pictograph Divide a paper into columns
Graphing in math class can seem like an abstract concept that a child will never use again. However graphing is used frequently in real life. One way that the concept of graphing is commonly used is in reading a map. You can give your child real life graphing practice by using an atlas. Start with Graphing Basics When reading a graph in math class,
Grocery Store Math Of all the things your child hates to do, going to the grocery store probably tops their list. Shopping can be a boring experience for a child, but it can also be a good time to introduce your child to some real life math problems for children of any age. Number Recognition There are numbers everywhere in a grocery store. Point
Math Flashcards Flashcards are a necessary part of every child’s life. After all, memorizing the basic math facts is one of the keys to succeeding in math. But math flashcards don’t have to be boring and repetitive. There are several games you can play with your child to make learning math facts fun. Beat the Clock The only thing needed for this game is
Learning fractions doesn’t have to just be about math.
A fun activity to help kids learn fractions.
There are many games you can play to practice fractions.
Fun spring and Easter themed math activities.
More interactive math games for kids.