SHICHIDA METHOD: 100 wisdoms how to develop your child‘s intellectual ability/七田式・本当の知力をつける100の知恵

[64. 3-step-method to teach numbers, 1st step: Number counting games part 2]

After your child obtained the foundation for addition through number counting games, let’s start building foundation for subtraction.

This has the same flow as addition.

  1. First, let your child count numbers down from 10 to 1.
  2. Next, parents and their child will count down numbers in turn.
  3. Parents ask “What is before 10?” “What is before 9?”
  4. Parents can pick numbers randomly and ask questions “What is before 7?” “What is before 3?” These games encourage your child to build a foundation for subtraction.

Please note that parents should not rush and try these games too often.

Each game will take 1-2 weeks to master and parents should give enough time for their child to build their number skills well.






[64. 数の教え方の3つのステップ その1・数唱遊び②]



  1. 10から1まで逆に数えさせます。
  2. 次に親子で順番に10・9・8…と数えます。
  3. 「10の前は何?」「9の前は何?」と順番に尋ね、その後はランダムに数字を選んで「7の前は何?」「3の前は?」と聞き、引き算の基礎を育てます。




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