We may not always notice, but preschool age children are practicing math skills every day through play. If you observe a group of preschoolers in play you’ll quickly note that they naturally sort, recognize shapes, count and sequence important items, understand an item’s weight and create patterns. As with any skill, ensuring the basic, foundational concepts are well understood by toddler and preschool age children is key to all future math achievements. Let’s explore some ways to encourage your toddler or preschooler’s math skills using daily routines!

toddler and preschool math skills

Everyday routines provide an excellent opportunity for toddler and preschool math skills practice!

toddler and preschool math skills

In the zero – five years, math concepts are not always understood through worksheets or flashcards. Quite the opposite, research continues to show that these important, fundamental lessons are best learned early, naturally and through play!

Math skills such as sorting, identifying shapes, understanding weight, number sequences and identifying patterns are all able to be mastered by toddler and preschool age children.

toddler and preschool math skills

Tools and games for building math skills at home

In the zero – five years, math concepts are not always understood through worksheets or flashcards. Quite the opposite, research continues to show that these important, fundamental lessons are best learned early, naturally and through play!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Check out our latest blog to learn more easy ways to encourage your child's math skills at home using regular routines! #steamlearningatvcclc
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