Before we can teach toddlers math, we must learn ourselves that there’s no greater type of education than having fun.
It’s been shown again and again that children of all ages learn and retain lessons at a greater capacity if they’re having fun. Which is why learning games are so essential when we begin to teach toddlers math. Math can be a particularly tricky, sometimes scary subject for young learners so finding fun math games for kids in the classroom and at home is totally essential.
Our favorite fun math games for toddlers:
Yup, we don’t mean to toot our own horns, but we’re quite proud of these two award-winning toddler learning apps: Preschool EduMath 1 and Preschool EduMath 2. We spent years thinking about how to keep kids engaged and interested in math basics all while having fun learning math. There’s just the right amount of repetition to ensure kids learn math skills with tons of colorful graphics, cheery music, and cool rewards to keep kids coming back for more.
Besides playing fun math games, the childhood education experts here at Cubic Frog® suggest fun math activities that can be easily incorporated into everyday life. Showing children that math is already part of our world, that it’s normal, and fun is another tip to developing helping children develop a better understanding and adoration for numbers and math.
Our favorite fun math activities for kids:
Cook up some learning fun!
Cooking and baking require knowing important skills like numbers, counting, measuring, size and the end reward is a yummy treat! Try these family-friendly recipes for tiny chefs:
Sing it out! There’s no better way to remember than to sing a fun song. Try out The Number Song to sing along and learn numbers.