# The Grow Into Math Blog

**What is Subitizing and Why is it Important for Your Child's Math Skills?**

“Subitizing” is a complicated word for a simple concept: recognizing the number of objects in a group instantly,...

Skip counting is more than just reciting numbers by twos, fives, or tens—skip counting is an efficient counting strategy that helps kids build a meaningful number sense. Let’s dive into...

If you think back to elementary school, you might remember being discouraged or even teased for using your fingers to count or find solutions to math problems. But here’s the...

Fostering a home environment where early math learning can thrive is about more than just having the “right” materials on hand—your attitude and feelings about math and how you...

Is your child starting kindergarten soon? While research shows that early math skills are often overlooked in preschool settings, you can make a difference for your child at home! Knowing how to...

Want to find more ways to add math talk to your day? It’s as easy as reading aloud! You already know that reading to your children fosters literacy and connection, but it’s also one of...

While learning math skills is important for your preschooler’s future academic success, seeing themselves as a capable math *learner*—and having the ability to persist through...

It might feel like preschoolers are too young to learn math, but it’s the perfect time to start! Just like reading together sets the stage for early literacy, exploring math as a family helps...