# How can we encourage children to do math?

# How can we encourage

# children to do math?

**Maths is like a play**

**Maths is like a play, a brainstorming game**

Have you ever wonder how simply numbers **0 to 9 play** around and do **wonders**. The whole **idea** about liking anything or to create your child’s interest in doing something is like sprouting a **seed into the brain** and slowly **watering** it so that it grows naturally.

M – Master

A – Attaining

T – Technical

H – Heights

**Interest in maths**

Interest in maths should be developed in children during **early hood**. Parents should engage children **questioning **different **calculations** to be done in a story form during light conversations. This would help them **brainstorm** and likely to **develop inclination** towards it.

**Strong positive attitude **

First and foremost parents need to **develop a strong positive attitude towards maths** and their children. They could encourage them in lot many ways.

Maths could not be learned in a day, it requires **constant practice **every day. Therefore parents should keep a track of the **assignments** to be done every day. Once they get started showing positive results.

**Encourage them**

Encourage them by giving a **test to be done** within a specified time slot and you could also reward them with a **surprise gift** on achieving the task. There is one thing to keep in mind that as parents you should know **the level of skills applicable at every age**. So that it is easier for you to set the standards and moreover it would **create a healthy relationship **with your child.

**Match up to your standards **

If you set your standards high and your **child could not match up to your standards**, you both will get disheartened. The other way is to monitor your children’s homework. Are they doing it correctly and completing it. Also **check what remarks your child gets** on assessment done by the teachers.

**Pay little attention**

Try and pay little attention to details like you set off distractions while they are studying maths. **Be specific** about the routine time of doing it. It will **make them scheduled** while sharpening the skills.

**Playing math games **

Set some time playing **math games** with your children. Games like chess, cribbage, checkers etc. help brainstorm their mind. It is a natural way of implanting an **extraordinary inclination towards maths** of your child. Motivate them to read books of maths subject for example: One Hundred Angry Ants by Ellinor J. Pinczes, etc.

**Fun learning subject**

Tell your children that it’s not merely a subject. It is lot more. It is **fun learning** subject beyond every subject which will help **develop skills** and makes their brain sharper and stronger. Make it a play for them with **continuous support and encouragement**. Children would definitely **love to create an interest** in maths as you show love towards them and the play like subject known as Maths.

**Be a parent. Be a tutor. Be a friend. Be a player. Be a competitor. Be a guide. Be a motivator. Be generous. **

And your child would definitely master skills/maths attaining technical heights and extra-ordinary growth in their future!

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