Math Snacks: Easy Ideas for Sparking Early Math Conversations Around Everyday Family Routines

  • Everyone can support young children’s math learning at home, no matter one’s level of comfort with math.
  • Talking about math as part of everyday family routines is an easy way to build children’s early math skills.
  • Math Snacks offer quick ideas for finding and talking about math in everyday family routines, like putting away groceries or folding laundry.

Talking and Learning About Early Math at Home

Search for Math in Everyday Life

Engage in Household Routines Together

Use Math Language in Conversation

Ask Follow-up Questions, and Listen

Practice Everyday Math Conversations



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