Teaching Kids How to Count

Teaching Kids How to Count - Teaching Kids How to Count

Teaching how to count is probably the most basic skill you will teach your children. In kindergarten, the teachers in school will teach them how to count.

But you can start it before they go to kindergarten, that way your children will be able to understand addition, subtraction, and other math problems easily. There are various fun ways of teaching kids how to count.

Modeling counting

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In this technique, you raise your fingers and ask your kids to count them. As you feed them you say the number of spoons of food you are putting in the bowl aloud and then ask the kids to do the same.

If you notice birds sitting on the tress, ask the kids to count them. If they are coloring, then ask them to count the number of crayons.

Use number books

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These books have colorful pictures which the kids will like. Counting is taught with the help of images. For example, if there are two birds drawn on the book then ask your kids to count how many birds.

Abacus

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You can buy an abacus for your kids and ask them to count the colored bids. They will love to play with the abacus and learn counting at the same time.

Path games

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Take a ludo board or other board game and ask the kids to roll some dice. Then teach them how to move the token towards the right path according to the number that appears on the dice.

These techniques are very simple. Your kids will have fun at the same time learn one of the most valuable life lessons. They will have a strong foundation from childhood.