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Music, Math & More

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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Every walk is an opportunity for children to learn about the natural world because there is always something new to explore.  

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Children develop math concepts and skills very early in life. How we talk with infants and toddlers about math ideas like more, empty, and full—matters.

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By Laura Grandau

“Did you see that?” four -year-old Ilyana asks as she points to a squirrel high on a branch. “That squirrel ran so fast and climbed so high!”

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Math knowledge is useful for all of us—from children to adults—in all aspects of our lives. When parents and teachers get excited about math, then children get excited about math

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Bath time is perfect for exploring math with your young child! Not only do you have each other’s full attention, but the learning can be hands on, playful, and messy.

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Children are natural scientists. They are curious, love to explore, and ask a lot of questions. But you don’t have to have all the answers! Help your child develop the skills needed to think like a scientist, which will allow him or her to understand increasingly complex science concepts.

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Looking for engaging ways to weave math into the day? You might find just what you’re looking for in your home or local library. Many children’s books are perfect for introducing and reinforcing math concepts.

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