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In the same manner provided with the addition article on this web site, Teach your Child Addition Basics, you can teach your children about subtraction basics. As explained in that article, subtraction is a concept taught in the first grade starting your child out early on this basic math model will give them a head start with more difficult concepts in math that will be taught later on in their educational experience. You can be the link between the fear of learning math or the success of your children’s performance in school. Yet, keep in mind math is a vast structure and has a number of offsets, therefore some children who master one area of math, may have difficulty with another.
To understand math more comprehensively children have to start with the basic math concepts in the classroom. Each step for math sets children up for the next lesson, they cannot learn subtraction without addition, they can’t learn division without multiplication, etc. Although recognizing numbers comes first, children who can’t recognize numbers as of yet can still learn basic subtraction with small strategies learned at home. For those who know numbers and can count addition can still a concept taught with the basic understanding of the skill at home as well, here are a few tips to get you started teaching your children addition basics.
Right now we have four cups on the table, if we take two cups away, how many cups will we have on the table? Take every teaching moment that will help your child subtract in everyday situations, they’ll never even know they’re learning and you’ll have the secret weapon of parenting. Yet, be sure to use easy concepts and small numbers to start your child with subtracting numbers.
Use other fun stuff to help your children count and subtract. Take M&M’s for example, if you have four green M&M’s and I eat three M&M’s, how many M&M’s do you have left? In addition, you can make beaded necklaces together and provide the same type of activity as you did with the M&M’s, just don’t eat those instead put them on the string. There is nothing more fun to children than having fun with their parents while learning a new concept.
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Practice makes perfect and fun makes for a child eager to gain more knowledge, please use the links below in the resources section of this article to allow your children to have fun with math while practicing the concept of the various levels of math throughout their educational experience.
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