By Sarah Eason, Ariadne Nelson, Susan Levine, and Amy Claessens

Key Points:

  • Talking about math promotes the development of children’s math skills.
  • Caregivers can look for opportunities to ask children to explain their math thinking.
  • Using hand gestures can help children connect what they’re hearing with what they’re seeing.

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DREME Network

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