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Everyday Math Fun
Math is not only a subject that is taught at school. We need to show our little ones that we use math every day in lots of fun ways.
Here are some examples for your morning routine: (Stay tuned for more examples for the rest of the day!)
As they get dressed:
Count out the pieces of clothing – how many socks? t-shirts? shoes?
Count the body parts that are being dressed - toes, legs, etc.
Look at the shapes in pockets, buttons and designs
When washing hands:
Count the squirts of soap and then count to 10 while washing
Hands and to 5 while drying them
Play how many – how many plates, forks, glasses are on the table?
Explore more and less – who has more or less on their plate?
When brushing teeth:
Count their teeth
Count to 10 or 20 as they brush or
Use an egg timer to develop a sense of time
Let's have fun with math every day!