math skills

Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart)
Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart) (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why is brushing teeth important? Brushing teeth is the basis of good oral hygiene and contributes to overall health. The process of brushing removes bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum infections if left in the mouth. It reduces ... Read More »

Students’ self-concepts of maths and reading predict later maths and reading achievement
Students’ self-concepts of maths and reading predict later maths and reading achievement (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Educational and developmental psychologists have tried to understand how skills and motivation are linked to academic achievement. While research supports ties between individuals’ concepts of their abilities and their achievement, we lack a complete picture of how these relations develop ... Read More »

Learning colours: Colour matching sticker game
Learning colours: Colour matching sticker game (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 18 months to 4 years Duration of activity You can fill in a couple of spare minutes playing this game, but your toddler will probably be happy to play for much longer. Materials/equipment Coloured paper or cards Coloured stickers ... Read More »

Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten
Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means that they do not have food, or they lack sufficient quantity or quality of food to ... Read More »

Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition
Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Swinburne University has opened its state-of-the-art Factory of the Future to a team of young women set to compete in an international robotics competition. Comprised of 17 students from Melbourne high schools, the girls-only RoboCats spent six weeks at Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus ... Read More »

Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars
Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-7 years Duration of activity This activity will keep you and your child occupied for at least an hour Materials/equipment Salt Coloured chalk – if you have chalk in all the primary colours (red, yellow and blue), white and ... Read More »

Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf
Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing with scarves is a fun and educational activity for toddlers and babies to develop motor skills, maths skills and persistence Read More »

Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ may set in for girls as early as age 6
Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ may set in for girls as early as age 6 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

By the age of 6, girls become less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender. This could have an immediate impact on their interest level in activities and may have long-term effects, such as whether women feel ... Read More »

Maths tips for parents
Maths tips for parents (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With recent reports showing Australian performance in Mathematics has stagnated over the years, Dr Catherine Attard from Western Sydney University believes the new school year is a time for parents to take the extra step to help their children succeed ... Read More »

Preschool maths: Counting, patterns and ordering houses worksheet
Preschool maths: Counting, patterns and ordering houses worksheet (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This activity helps kids to develop their early mathematical skills. It involves counting, cutting and pasting houses in the correct number sequence and placement on a page. It also involves pattern recognition Read More »

 
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