If you teach your child the math concepts with things they are familiar with it will be easier for them to understand it. We want to provide you with a story to tell your child and to make it live together. All you will need is two empty jars, a Sharpe, and beans. Ready?
Martin and Carolina went to the store and they both took an empty jar.
(Measure the jar, divide it into three, and place two marks with a Sharpe in the jar to make the three parts visual for your child)
They each filled one-third of their jar with beans.
(Fill the jars up to the first mark)
Martin had a great idea to put his beans in Carolina´s jar so they could share what they had.
How many thirds do they have together?
Be creative! And find moments in your child´s day-to-day activities where he/she makes use of fractions. The more children live what they are learning, the easier it becomes for them to learn it.
Let´s make their learning meaningful!