**Mom's idea of playing math with your child**

**Learning math can be fun**for your child. You can teach the basics of mathematics through simple games that you can make yourself at home.

**Game equipment can**also be found easily at home. This math game can be played by the Little One even though he is very just starting to learn mathematics, you know. Of course this can

**help him learn**, because mathematics is an important science for his future.

**How to play and what to prepare for your child? Here's the explanation**.

**Know the numbers**

Numbers consist of units, dozens, tens, hundreds, thousands, and so on. When learning mathematics,

**children will learn to**distinguish these numbers.Preparation:

Create a picture of small boxes on paper with a free amount, for example 5x5. Make several pieces of paper that can cover one small box in that image.
Write various numbers of units, dozens, and tens in the box.

How to play:

**You can say which number you want**, for example: You want a unit number. The Little One must close the numbers that are not units with pieces of paper so that in the box only the number of units remains. Repeat steps 1 and 2 with the numbers tens, hundreds, and can be repeated until the Little One understands the concept of unit numbers, tens, and hundreds. Mom's can add thousands, and so on, when the Little One already understands.

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**Know the difference in weight**

Teach your little one to understand that the weight of one object or another can vary. This will be useful before the Little One learns the units of weight.

**Preparation:**

Hanger (hanger)
At both ends of the hanger, pinch a small plastic glass using a paperclip.

**How to play:**

Ask your child to put one object in the left plastic glass and one object in the right plastic glass. Show your child that there is a side that goes down.
Explain to him that the object on the side down shows that it is heavier than the others.
Ask your child to compare the weight of other objects.

**Learn to Reduce Using Playdoh**

**Playdoh owned by the Little One can be**used to learn mathematics as well, you know. If the Little One is just

**learning mathematics**, playdoh can be used to learn reduction.

Preparation:

Ask the Little One to form a

**playdoh into small balls**, place it in a container. Provide a pedestal, such as a tray You can write some simple subtraction questions on a few small papers (1 paper 1 problem, example: 10-2=...)**How to play:**

**Ask your child to take one**of the paper questions. Guide him to take the ball playdoh a number of front numbers on the problem, put it on the pedestal

**Ask the Little One to squeeze the playdoh ball**on the pedestal, squeezing according to the number of back numbers on the reduction Invite him to count the remaining playdoh balls that have not been kneaded Guide the Little One to write the answer to the subtraction numbers in the paper about the problem.

Example:

Question: 8-2
The Little One takes 8 balls from the container, placed on the pedestal
Ask him to squeeze 2 playdoh balls
Then, count the remaining playdoh balls that have not been kneaded Mom's guided the Little One to write an answer, namely the numbers 6 (results 8-2) on the problem paper.

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**Learn to Increase Using Buttons**

Preparation:

Prepare a paper plate, then draw a line so that the paper plate is divided into 3 parts, namely 2 boxes at the top and 1 large box at the bottom.
On the dividing line between the 2 boxes above, buy the plus sign (+)
Prepare buttons on a container.

How to play:

**Mom's asked me a question about summation**. Teach your little one to put the buttons. Guide him to put the buttons in accordance with the problem, After the two boxes have been filled with buttons, ask the Little One to count the buttons while shifting them one by one to a large box. Ask your child to mention the results of the 2nd and 5 additions that he just calculated.

Example:

**Mom asked, "How many two plus five?"**Guide the Little One to put 2 buttons in the left box and 5 buttons in the right box,

**The Little One counts the number of buttons**while sliding the button into a large box, The Little One mentions the results of the number of buttons he calculates, which is the answer to the question.