Positive actions and attitudes about maths at home make it easier for your child to enjoy maths and achieve success in maths at school.

There are many small activities and conversations at home that can make a big difference for children learning mathematics. Travelling, shopping and cooking are all great times to talk about numbers, measurements and shapes. Encourage your child to count, compare, and to explain what they are thinking.

Help your child see the relevance of maths. Maths is part of our everyday lives, it is also important in current and world economies; there are emerging careers where maths skills are in high demand. Many employers value maths skills. There are a diversity of career options and many pathways to a maths career.


Resources to help you support your child with learning mathematics and developing their numeracy skills and understanding.