The National Research Council finds kids ages 3 to 6 are already learning numbers and geometry through everyday experiences.
“When we’re going outside we’re lining up and then we’re all gonna count. Count how many friends we have,“ teacher Anuschka Boekhoudt said.
“They’re learning addition and subtraction but they don’t really realize it you know. It’s just, it’s fun for them,“ Helling said.
Kids are ready to learn the report says. It’s preschool teachers who need more math training.
There are fun ways to introduce math before children decide it’s scary or hard, researchers say.