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my daughter is having trouble getting her addition and subtraction facts. what is a easy way for her to catch on?

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lilygirl81

Asked by lilygirl81 at 6:57 PM on Nov. 3, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • www.sheppardsoftware.com/math
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:58 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I described it to my kids like climbing a staircase. Addition is going UP, subtraction is going DOWN. So if you're on the 6th stair and you go UP 3 stairs, what stair are you on, etc.


    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 6:59 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • or try with something fun like a bag of m&ms help her count them add and take away and when she gets a right answer let her eat one :)
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 7:01 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Counting candies or beans. visuals usually help a lot
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 7:06 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • i like all of your answers and all were very helpful!
    lilygirl81

    Comment by lilygirl81 (original poster) at 7:22 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • "Addition Tables the Fun Way" you can get it really cheap on Amazon and ebay.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:22 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • You could have her draw a number line on her work, so she can visualy check her answers, and eventually she will remember them :)
    minimo77

    Answer by minimo77 at 9:53 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Also another thing, is start with facts up to 5, and once shes' mastered those, go up to 10.
    minimo77

    Answer by minimo77 at 9:54 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Flash cards all over the house!
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:51 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • flash card
    dorispierce

    Answer by dorispierce at 11:55 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

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