How to help your child with maths - Part 1 (pre-school)
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Simple advice on helping an infant child with maths. As children start school they will try to make connections between the things they are learning to do at school and the mathematics they meet in their everyday lives. It is at this stage that parents can be at their most influential. The number facts children learn, and the understanding they develop, will underpin their progress through the rest of their school career.