Hi! Hope your week started with a smile. Today we are going to learn how to teach kids to skip counting. In year 1 children learn to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. Let’s see the ways to teach them in a fun way. (Free booklet attached at the end)
Why Do Kids need to learn how to count in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s?
Lots of people might be thinking why children need to learn to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. It might seem purposeless too, But really it’s not the case. It helps children with so many mathematical concepts. The better children learn these building blocks of maths, the better they will perform in calculations. For Example:
- This helps children understand patterns thus improve their problem-solving skills.
- It helps them to learn times tables
- Counting in 2s helps them to understand the concept of even and odd better.
- Gives good understanding to children for the concept of more-than.
Also, Check: Learn to count in 3’s and 4’s in a fun way!
How to teach children 2’s, 5’s and 10’s:
The most exciting way to teach them is through singing and dancing. Children just love it, so they learn very quickly. This Youtube video focus on counting in 2s. Its very interactive and my kids enjoy them a lot.
To count on the 5s show this wonderful video.
The last one is to learn to count in 10s. Check out this Youtube video.
Best Year 1 Maths Books:
Learn to count in 2’s 5’s and 10’s
Print this Booklet and give it to your child. It will tell you how much your child grasp the topic.
I hope you enjoy today’s topic. If you have any questions please comment below. Thanks