## When is the best time to start teaching kids math?

My child is not yet toilet-trained but apparently it’s time to shop around for preschools. I’m not really sure what to look for, perhaps a school that can toilet-train and sleep-train my daughter for me and undo the many mistakes that I have undoubtedly already made. But after doing a bit of reading I may […]

## How Do You Get To Ten?

By playing counting games with different types or colors of objects, you are preparing your kindergartens for addition.  With our String A Bead episode, children start with an empty string and various beads.  They are the asked to put a specific number of beads on the string.  But, here is the fun part – they […]

## Counting Up To 8

Counting whole numbers is one of the first fundamentals of mathematics that children learn.  Help them to understand how to count objects up to 8 with our great game, At A Snail’s Pace. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can make this fantastic octopus from Crayon Freckles.  You are just a file […]

## Learning to Count

Before having my daughter, I couldn’t remember the last time that I consciously counted.  But while I was pregnant numbers entered my life in a big way.  I counted the weeks of gestation, the days until the baby was due.  I counted through my contractions, and counted how many years I would spend in prison […]