Addition

Addition is the mathematical operation, calculating the sum of two numbers or quantities. “+” is the symbol of addition. Addition key words are: total sum plus add combine join increase together Help your kids to master addition with the strategies below.  

The Hungry Alligator

Numbers are used to show how many there are of something. By comparing number, we know: how much a number is greater or smaller.  distances between two places. weight of two quantities. volume of liquids.  length of two objects. Three symbol We use three sign to compare numbers: Hungry Alligator Read more…

What is Number?

A number is a count or measurement. We use numbers to count different quantities, quantify measurements and for making calculations. Numeral is the symbol of number. Each number has an English name. What do numbers do? Numbers tell you “how many“. Each number tells you about a different amount. Number Read more…

Take Away In Math

Subtraction is taking one number away from another. Subtraction words are: minus less fewer difference Understanding the concept of subtraction: Subtraction of large number Regrouping, borrowing, or carrying over all refer to taking one set of tens and turning it into ten sets of ones. Or a set of hundreds Read more…

Telling The Time

Eating, sleeping, playing and reading – there is a time for everything we do. Before a child can tell time, they need to understand the basics of what goes into telling time. Start with the general concept of time: morning, afternoon, evening and night. Talk about activities that happen at Read more…

Ascending and Descending Order

Ascending Order When the number are arranged from the smallest to the largest number.  Descending Order When the number are arranged from the largest to the smallest number. Learn and Practice Order: Dates, Decimals and Money Dates in ascending order: 4th January 2013 , 3rd May 2013 , 6th December Read more…

Is it Odd or Even?

Even and Odd Numbers Even numbers are numbers that can be divided evenly by 2. Odd numbers are numbers that cannot be divided evenly by 2. Even and Odd numbers can be shown as: When you teach kids to identify larger odd and even numbers,  instructing them to look at Read more…

Hot Cocoa With Marshmallows Math

Kids LOVE hot chocolate; throw in some marshmallows and it is tasty. We can teach our children math while making a cup of hot chocolate.  Hot Cocoa Counting Kids can practice counting from 1-20. Put the marshmallows in the hot cocoa drawing to show number on the mug. This activity Read more…

Math About Me – Our Number Story

Building number sense of kids is all about making math meaningful and interactive. It is an interesting activity to use math in our story.  Numbers, numbers all around. Everywhere they can found. Numbers tell how old I am. How much I weigh and how tall I am. And how many Read more…

Place Value

Place value refers to the value of each digit in a number. For example, the number 928 has three “places”—or columns—each with a specific value. In this three-digit number, the 8 is in the “ones” place, the 2 is in the “tens” place, and the 9 is in the “hundreds” place.  Place value chart helps your kids Read more…