Songs to show arithmetic to the little ones following the Montessori philosophy

Songs to show arithmetic to the little ones following the Montessori philosophy


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We already know that the Montessori methodology is an academic method that’s primarily based on the curious nature of youngsters, their means to be taught from interplay and exploration of the setting.

Music is a part of that studying setting and that’s the reason there are songs, which now we have all the time listened to, very helpful to be taught on this case numbers, numeration, counting and even including or subtracting, in a playful and enjoyable manner.

In case your little one begins kindergarten this 12 months, maybe they’ve given you an infinite record of issues that you do not know the place to purchase. We allow you to with it.

They’re very well-known songs that aren’t solely helpful for working or studying in school however that we are able to additionally use at house at any time that fits us, whereas we assist them placed on their pajamas for instance or throughout lavatory routines earlier than going to sleep.

An elephant was swinging

You have heard it tens of millions of occasions as a result of it is a superb software for incorporating the order of numbers. It is rather catchy, it has a easy rhythm, so it is not going to value you any effort to be taught it instantly.

Begin from one (“An elephant was swinging on a spider’s internet…) and proceed with 2, 3 and when you do not know which one is subsequent, the grownup intervenes by telling you what the right quantity is and you may even write it, draw it, present it a card with the quantity,…

It may be repeated by making it a part of your routine in order that studying numbers is fast and straightforward.


5 beads

One of the vital conventional songs that exist and that virtually all of us have heard once we had been ladies.

The tune talks a couple of wolf who had 5 little wolves. At first he spins round this quantity, for the little ones it’s a begin and we are able to play with their arms counting what occurs to them or what every of their fingers does as in the event that they had been little wolves. This is able to be the unique model.

However we are able to additionally give the concept and the story a twist, we are able to play across the quantity 5 to be taught to depend by fives, thus advancing in a easy and entertaining manner in direction of the idea of tens.

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The ten little canines

This tune introduces the idea of subtraction in a quite simple and pure manner that girls and boys could have no hassle understanding.

The story of the tune tells {that a} boy had 10 canines that steadily disappeared till he was left with none. This fashion we’re going to work singing the sequence from 10 to 1, they’ll be taught to depend backwards which is able to certainly arouse their curiosity and a focus.

Every verse is linked by means of a rhyme with the subsequent, constructing a couplet that could be very straightforward to memorize and on the identical time makes it even enjoyable.

You may as well discover it in different languages ​​so along with studying numbers they will be taught vocabulary in one other language, which might be much more stimulating for them.

The doll wearing blue

Maybe it’s the most superior for what we’re in search of, to be taught numbers and with this some very primary and quite simple notions of calculation and logic.

Following the lyrics of the tune, it is vitally straightforward to do the sums and sequences, maybe with a little bit assist and assist from an grownup and even an older sibling at first, however they are going to quickly perceive the concept at their very own tempo.


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