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Advice, Tips and Math Games for Kids for Developing the Little 'Thinkers' in Our Lives
by the 'Dad in the House'
Any kids math games are valuable as they let them exercise their befuddled (I think) brain cells.
I've always been aware that once our little ones achieve crawling status they are into everything!
Of course they're then into the curiosity stage, 'what does this do ... and what does that do?
... Is this edible ... yukk!...no it's not ... oh this is good Mum and Dad are panicking.'
It's the start of the higher thinking brain functions starting to kick in ... our kids have to
make sense of everything, how everything works ... and how does it work for me!
Kids Math is the one of those final 'logical' skill our kids need to get to grips with.
If we make the learning process 'interesting' or 'entertaining' they can develop these brain
processes in a new and fun way. This involves us and they then value us as much as we value them
Below is a selection of math games for kids we used to great effect. You may well be surprised ...
maybe you have a potential Einstein in the family!
Math Games for Kids - Kids Math Games try our selection below
Find two different objects and let them hold them and see if they can tell which is the heaviest object.
Use the kitchen scales to check.
See if they can guess the weight of something...use a collection of small items e.g.carrots and see if they can accurately halve them
in weight (without using knives)...see if they can make many peas weigh the same as a vegetable of some kind
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Use the math games for kids on this page or think up similar ones adapted to your environment. Perhaps you have a large garden, a nearby field.
perhaps you and your family are visiting a beach, or at the shops.
Kids need to be taught about numbers and the number system - How to solve
problems and how to do calculations.
Kids also need to be taught about shape, space and measures - Two and Three dimensional...
shapes, position, measurement and their movement.
They also need to be taught about data handling - Data collection and organisation and putting into diagrams
and graphs, then using it to answer the problem.
Indoor maths games for kids will not need a lot of resources use the familiar objects around you. Chairs, Cushions, Items in the Kitchen, Crayons
... For outdoor maths fun use Stones, Flowers, Bricks in a wall. All these items have shapes, size, position and properties such as four corners,
Fed up with your kids? - bake a cake with one - follow these easy recipes very tastey.