It is essential to teach children mathematics at a young age and keep implementing it in their lives. Making the subject challenging, yet exciting, subject is a goal everyone should strive to meet. Make sure children know the importance of the subject get excited when it comes to solving math problems. If this subject is presented as fun one, then children will want to learn and explore it more. Whether one is teaching a child young or old, it is important to make math fun. Math will help children succeed in the future, no matter what they choose to do in their lives.
Combine math with reading _ There are quite a few nice children's books out there about math and who does not like a deal. Imagine it's a 2 for 1 deal you are getting, with the opportunity for your kid to enjoy reading and math at the same time. The Sir Cumference series comes to mind with its attractive illustrations and adventures. Less than Zero is another. It gives a good introduction to the concept of negative numbers. Also One Hundred Hungry Ants appeals to kids too. Well who doesn't love bugs? Check out online stores where you can read reviews but remember to ensure that the reading level is not more advanced that necessary to get the math concepts across. If that is the case that will just take the fun out of it and make your children frustrated.