This is the second book in the series ‘Help your child master numeracy’ written by dyscalculia expert Ronit Bird. This series provides parents with practical ideas for activities and games designed to help their child develop a better feel for numbers.
The idea that drives this book is that we should be teaching numeracy for understanding, in a hands-on and multi-sensory way, and not through rote-learning or memorised tricks and procedures. Working with Cuisenaire rods is an ideal way to explore numbers and the relationships between numbers in a way that enables children to discover facts for themselves and develop true conceptual understanding.
Embedded throughout the book are a total of 30 demonstration videos with a total running time of 2 hours. These videos show you exactly what to do and what to say as you work through the games and activities with your child.