Gone are the days when children run up the street to do a little bit of shopping.
Gone are the days when we weigh fruit and vegetable at the fruit shop or grocery store.
Gone are the days when children run around the streets on their own and worked out when to come home.
These activities for very obvious reasons don’t happen anymore. But what that means is that our children can be missing out on the opportunity to use real life experiences to develop their Maths knowledge. These real life experiences allowed children to explore concepts such as money, distance, weight, time and organisational skills to name a few. [Read more…]