June 14, 2019

Fractions

Life gives us enough experiences as opportunities to learn from.
I had been thinking to prepare something similar with paper since long. Haven't done that yet, but this kit was given by her cousin. Thanks to her cousin.
5yo said she would arrange them. She got a bunch of questions and observations.
Why does this card having 10 written on it, yet smaller in size and this card with 1 written is soo big?
There are 2 cards with 1/2 written. There are 6 cards with 1/6 written.
Similar statements for 7,8,9,10...
Questioning led to more learning.
Wish every child would experience this freedom to play with the tools and further learn from their play, rather than, one-way communication from the textbooks to child's mind to written homework to writing answers on the exam paper to scoring 10/10 to seeing the parent happy as a definition of learning and success.

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