Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction

Did you know that your child begins developing early math skills from birth - simply through the daily routines and activities you share together? You can help your child understand these math concepts by talking about numbers and quantity during everyday experiences.

From birth to five, children develop addition and subtraction skills as they experiment with:

  • Counting the number of items in a group of objects
  • Adding objects to a group
  • Removing objects from a group
  • Comparing groups of objects - to figure out which has more or if they have the same amount