Encouraging a child to learn math can be a mammoth task sometime as they may not always be in the mood for learning through the traditional methods. Math enrichment for K2 level students sometimes include different games into their lesson plans that would help them teach the child better without the fear of the child losing interest in the lesson. There are different types of indoor, outdoor and also online games that help in math enrichment for the child.
1.Number line run: this simple sidewalk game can help children recognise numbers and the order of the numbers by just drawing a chalk number line on the side walk.
2.Backyard number hunt: hide different number cut outs or blocks in the backyard and get the child to look for the one that you call out.
3.Sidewalk chalk counting maze: like the number line dawning a chalk maze and telling the child to follow the order of numbers to be able to get out of the maze.
4.Fire hose practice game: this is a great way to clean up the numbers drawn on the sidewalk. Using a squirter ask the child to put out the number that you call out by cleaning it up. You can also include simple addition and subtraction sums that the children have to solve to find the number to put out.
1.Math hunt: Get the child to search for the number of objects around the house that is on the card. It is an easy game that the child will have a lot of fun playing
2.Blocks matching games: there are a number of toys that help match different shaped blocks to their respective holes. This is the best way to teach the child shapes.
3.Lego Brick math game: by asking the child to build a tower of a certain number of blocks or ask them to count the number of blocks in the tower you can integrate learning into play time.
4.Egg counting games: Different colourer plastic eggs can be used to help the child learn counting and also help in addition and subtraction sums.
There are a large number of online games that can be found in the market to facilitate math learning in children of different ages. Any one of these can help the child learn math and also have a lot of fun in the process.