Learn Multiplication and Counting Easily with Math Songs and Math Jingles
Math songs are equally fun and even entertaining in teaching math. In addition to math games and activities, math jingles can be a great teaching tool. It is very useful for elementary kids to learn times tables and preschoolers to learn counting.
If you were to realize, most people tend to pick up the lyrics of songs or jingles easily. Everyone can start to sing a song or rhyme a jingle after listening to it a few times. Similarly, we can apply such method when learning math.
While visual learners learn from pictorial aids on worksheets and books, kinesthetic learners learn from mathematics manipulatives, auditory learners can benefit from singing math songs and rhyming jingles.
Elementary Math Songs and Jingles
Learning math can be boring if we simply think of numbers and complicated formulas. Kids get turn off when they find it boring. To create a very different environment for learning, we can make it fun and interesting with music.
Learn to Recite Times Tables Easily with Multiplication Songs
Every kid will reach a challenging hurdle when comes to learning times tables. Each child will go through the process of learning to recite multiplication tables by heart. This knowledge is important. It is one of the foundations one must build in order to progress in learning mathematics…It is indeed a life skill. We still do use multiplication even in our adult’s life.
Based on experience, it was a pain when we try drilling the kids with multiplication tables. It is frustrating and challenging for the kids, parents and teachers.
In fact, we can stop the drilling and make it easier for them - Get a CD with multiplication math songs. Play it anywhere; in the car while traveling, listen to it during playtime or even during math lesson! The music lyrics are reciting times tables. With constant exposure to the music, it is a matter of time the children will pick up the lyrics…, which is the multiplication tables. Learning times tables become so easy for kids when it is turned into music lyrics.
Different Style of Number Songs based on Kid's Preference
In fact, there are so many different styles of number songs. You can create varieties by getting songs and jingles in different music styles.
Depending on your child preference, if your child prefers rap and hip-hop, choose CD multiplication songs in rap & hip-hop music style. Tune to the learning preference of your child is important to keep the interest in learning. Kids will really have fun rapping...or learning their multiplication table while dancing and rapping away with the music at the same time.
Math Musical Program
In addition, musical program can also get children to learn math as they sing and dance along. This Schoolhouse Rock: Multiplication Classroom Edition [Interactive DVD] has been highly recommended by most parents. You may want to consider replacing your kids cartoon time with this educational activity instead.
Math Jingles for Preschoolers
Do you remember how we sing ABC song to our preschoolers when we first introduce alphabet to them? Similarly, we can teach preschoolers math by singing some math songs and jingles with them. Here are some math songs and jingles you can start for preschoolers at home…
Ten Little Indian Boys
Five Little Ducks Lyrics
This Old Man Lyrics
Everyone loves music. It is fun to include math songs and jingles as part of learning math for kids.
COUNT and RECITE.
Learning to count and multiply becomes so easy with math music lyrics now.