Fun Ways to Introduce Numbers and Counting to Toddlers
June 11, 2020
As a former K-12 teacher and district administrator, I’ve always enjoyed teaching math to various ages. Now, as a mom of two toddlers ages 1.5 and 3, I’m getting to do that firsthand every day in my own home. Babies and young children can absorb lots of mathematical information during these early stages of childhood development. I’m seeing this happen firsthand with my daughters! The key to teaching math concepts to toddlers is to make it fun, light-hearted, and play-oriented. If they seem disinterested, don’t force it. Come back to it later, or try another approach. Here are some fun ways to introduce numbers and counting to your toddler.
Teach Counting By Singing
A fun way to introduce math concepts is by singing! Singing songs is a great way for kids to memorize…