Math is a science of dealing with the logic of quantity, shape, and arrangement. It started way back in history. The earliest use of math was in trading, land measurement, painting, and weaving patterns. Math actually coordinates all of the basic learning skills of many subjects such as comprehension, application, and technicalities.
Another important thing you must do as a parent is ensure that you are helping them with their homework. Make sure that every night they get homework, they spend time away from their friends and the television and sit down to concentrate on their work. This might seem daunting at first, but if you spend time with them and help them when they need your help, you can stress the importance of studying, and how it doesn't have to be as daunting and as boring as they think. Help them with their math worksheets every evening, whether they're working on the multiplication table or division, so that they can continue to succeed during their school career.