An excerpt from a parenting book Help Your Child Learn Math
: 'Why? This is the question we parents are always trying to answer. It's good that children ask questions: that's the best way to learn. All children have two wonderful resources for learning -- imagination and curiosity. As a parent, you can awaken your children to the joy of learning by encouraging their imagination and curiosity. Helping Your Child Learn Math is one in a series of family books on different education topics intended to help you make the most of your child's natural curiosity. Teaching and learning are not mysteries that can only happen in school. They also happen when parents and children do simple things together. For instance, you and your child can: sort socks on laundry day -- sorting is a major function in math and science; cook a meal together ...'