You can help your child build their confidence and develop strong maths skills by including fun and easy activities into your child’s daily routine. Support from you at home can often make the difference between your child enjoying or being scared of maths at school. Remember – your child is counting on you and the little ‘lessons’ will really add up! Discover simple ways to encourage your child’s understanding of maths.
For more information on how you can help your child with maths view the resources described below.
Kindergarten to Year 3: Counting on you
This information is for parents/carers of children from Kindergarten to Year 3 to help them as they discover and learn about maths.
Kindergarten to Year 3: A quick guide to helping your child with math
Support for parents/carers helping their children with learning maths.
Years 4 to 6 – A quick guide to helping your child with math
Discover simple ways to encourage your child with their maths.
Paul Swan’s website – Our staff have been involved in professional learning with Paul Swan and use his resources to teach maths. There are some great resources to support learning at home.
Basic Number Facts Program
At ORPS we run some short basic facts programs every morning. In some year levels, the program is based on multiplication and division. In the earlier years, the focus is on addition and subtraction.