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Math Activities

OF COURSE the abilities of kids vary. Strong in math? -possibly it could take longer than an average kid to learn language skills. Strong in language and social skills? -possibly a bit longer to learn some math. The conceptual development for every child follows certain "general" paths, but EVERY CHILD is unique, as are their learning styles. However, below is a general guide, and some practice sheets. Print them out so that you child can work on them off-line, or log in and let them work on-line. Check on your child's completed sheets from your dashboard. Have fun! (By the way, don't despair, any kid who has problems in their current math book, by the next year, can usually soar through it. It's all about timing. The brain develops in spurts, just like their height!)

Benefits to working with ON-LINE SHEETS.
Child sees immediately if their answer is correct, a green flag displays.
Parent logs on and sees at a glance how many problems were done correctly.
Can be "emptied" and repracticed.
Note: child can "click" to "carry a one" and a 1 will display.
Benefits to working with PRINTABLE SHEETS.
Working with pencil and paper is concerete and allows for notes and scratch work, such as drawing lines to represent numbers when adding and not yet able to add it all in your head.
Child can "carry the one" by drawing it, a concrete practice where writing something down always helps to remember the concept later.
Set Math Preferences - such as number of problems to generate, (and eventually print preferences).
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6 Year Olds - and Teaching Math

Learn to count to at least "200" and also count backwards from 20 to zero. Can learn the concept of odd and even numbers. Should be taught the "number line" and be able to use it to do simple addition and subtraction problems. Should be able to understand written math "one plus one = 1+1". Can be taught shape names (hexagon, octogon). Can practice addition and subtraction without "carrying".

Two Digit Addition, with NO carry action    On-Line Sheet    Printable Sheet

(COMING SOON) Three Digit Addition, with no carrying

Age 7 and their Math Abilities

Teach up to three digit addition and subtraction. By 7 1/2 years old, should be taught to "carry" a one, or "borrow" a one. Can be taught to use a ruler to measure things. Teach them about angles - 90 degrees, 45 degrees, etc. and how to measure them with a protractor to measure everyday objects.
By the end of the age of seven, most kids can be taught how to "round up" or "round down".

Two Digit Addition, with possible carry action    On-Line Sheet    Printable Sheet

(COMING SOON) Three Digit Addition, with possible carry action

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