Mealtime Math

Toddler Pre-Schooler Mealtime

Are you eating crackers or other food like that? Ask your child how many they want. Give them that amount and say, “Eat one. How many are left” Count together, encouraging them to count out loud. Then you take a turn. Continue this game until the crackers are all gone.

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In “Mealtime Math,” your child is thinking in symbol””that the numeral 3 represents three of something. This game helps them begin to understand how to add and subtract in everyday life. Games like this help build a strong foundation for learning math later on.ree of something. This game helps them begin to understand how adding and subtracting work in everyday life. Games like this help build a strong foundation for learning math later on.

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