Board games are fun and a great exercise for the youngsters to help them count up and down and skip count.
Many boardgames can help you with that but here is one that you can print out and play, with a Thanksgiving theme around it. Thank you Yourtherapysource.com for sharing that with us. Get the game in the link for today.
Where many people believe that your IQ is pretty much set in stone, a new analysis shows that after a year of school, children’s IQ gets a boost.
A year of schooling leaves students with new knowledge, and it also equates with a small but noticeable increase to students’ IQ, according to a systematic meta-analysis published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
“Our analyses provide the strongest evidence yet that education raises intelligence test scores,” says psychological scientist Stuart J. Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh. “We looked at 42 datasets using several different research designs and found that, overall, adding an extra year of schooling in this way improved people’s IQ scores by between 1 and 5 points.”
One of the great methods to have children learn about math is when they can see it and feel it. You often hear :” They need to get it into their hands before they can get it into their heads”. In this time of remote learning however we can not always sit next to them and use some apples and lemons to make things clear.
So Berkeley Everett helps out and has a whole site with math visuals, great idea and wonderful execution.
The Erikson Institute, also knows as Early Math Collaborative, sends a great article on how to adjust some popular card games to the skill level of your children. That way you can still have the benefit of the game to help their number sense and you avoid the frustration if they are not able to play the game. The article gives some downloadable sheets on how to do this.
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