Maths experiments can be of great help in enhancing a child’s mathematical thinking. There are several simple maths experiments which are more practical in approach and can help your child learn math in a natural way. These fascinating maths experiments are unconventional approach to math which can help a child get rid of his math phobia.
Try some of these terrific maths experiments
- Geometric bubble: Take some pipecleaners, deep bucket and strong bubble mix. All you need to do is take this deep bucket and pour bubble mix in it. Be very careful while you pour this bubble mix to avoid any formation of small bubbles. Now take some of the pipecleaners and join them together to form a six sided cube. Insert this cube in the bubble mix and then slowly take it out. You will be amazed to see that the each frame of the cube has a matching bubble shape.
- Counting Snails: Take pen, paper and a white paint (non-lead based). Just take a walk in your garden and try to look for snails. Collect ten snails and mark their shells with white paint. Now leave each one of them at separate location in your garden. After one week, collect some more snails and use the following formula to calculate the total population of snails in your garden. Divide total number of snails marked by number of snails marked in new sample group and then multiply it with total number of snails in new sample group.
- Early childhood numerical activities: For younger children there are many easy math and numerical tricks which can help them learn counting quickly. You can try by asking your child how many eyes they have. How many fingers, legs, ears, noses, eyebrows etc.
Conclusion: This article showcases some of the popular maths experiments which your child can try at home. These experiments and activities are meant to make it easier and interesting for your child to learn maths in an unconventional way.