Manchester Public Schools
Office of Equity and Partnerships
Kindergarten Winter Math
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Here are some of the things you can do to help your child learn…
  1. Count to 20 in Different Ways
    Count to 20 in Different Ways
    Counting to 20 in a variety of configurations.
  2. Say Addition Words at Home
    Say Addition Words at Home
    Use vocabulary at home such as: add, join, plus, equals, and all together to solve addition problems.
  3. Say Subtraction Words at Home
    Say Subtraction Words at Home
    Use vocabulary at home such as: take away, take from, subtract, minus and how many are left to solve subtraction problems.
  4. Make Addition Stories
    Make Addition Stories
    Using items from home, have fun making addition stories. Example: Mom has 3 rings and sister has 4 rings. How many rings all together?
  5. Make up Subtraction Stories
    Make up Subtraction Stories
    Using items from home, have fun making up subtraction stories. Example: Dad has 6 carrots. My brother ate 3 of them. How many carrots does my dad have now?
  6. Count to 100
    Count to 100
    Practice counting to 100.
  7. Break Down Teen Numbers
    Break Down Teen Numbers
    Breaking down teen numbers into a group of ten and some more ones.
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Connect with the School
Your child’s teacher is available to answer questions about your child’s progress and what they are learning in class.  Be sure to attend conferences, contact your child’s teacher via email, notes, and/or phone calls.  Be sure to review any work that comes home (corrected papers, classwork or homework) to see what your child is working on in class.  Work on counting to 100 and addition /subtraction throughout the Winter to support your child.  

Questions you can ask the teacher:  
  • How is my child progressing with counting?  
  • Can my child count objects up to 20?
  • Is my child able to count by 10s and 1s to 100?  
  • Can my child add and subtract?  
  • Can you assist me in how to support my child as he/she develops his/her ability to add and subtract?
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