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Music, Math & More

Tips for how to keep things fun as you encourage your child to explore math.

 

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These days many people are learning how to protect the environment and save energy. Try these ideas to set a positive example and help your child learn how to take care of the world!

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The more parents talk with their child about math at home, the more a child’s mind is stimulated to think about math. Here are five ways to use math talk with your child.

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Young children love to sing, make music, and move to the beat. Here are some tips on how your family can play with music and connect it to learning at home.

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Five common assumptions about children and screens that the research does not necessarily support.

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Young children don't need highly specialized equipment to explore the natural world scientifically. 

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Go for a nature scaventure hunt. Follow an ant trail.  Observe a tree throughout the seasons.

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Family walks provide wonderful opportunities to explore the mysteries of light and shadows. Your child can learn how to make shadows bigger and smaller and observe how shadows move. 

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Even the youngest of children can respond to music and the mathematical principles behind it. Here are three musical elements that relate to math and some suggested activity ideas to try at home. 

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Ask A Teacher from Boston Children's Museum answers your most commonly asked questions about kindergarten. Is there homework in kindergarten? What if my child has special needs?

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