Everyday Fun With Addition and Subtraction: Let’s Talk About Math Video

Download Files En Español Feb 23, 2016

Watch how computation skills develop from birth to 5 years old.

An early understanding of addition and subtraction can be seen when children experiment with:

  • Counting the number of items in a group of objects.
  • Adding objects to a group.
  • Removing objects from a group.
  • Comparing groups of objects—to figure out which has more or if they have the same amount.

Download a handout with fun activities designed to support young children’s growing knowledge of addition and subtraction from birth to 5 years old below.