The abacus is a calculating tool that was used centuries ago in China and is still used across many parts of the world.
The standard abacus can be used to perform addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and complex mathematic arithmetic’s. The beads on the abacus are manipulated easily with either the index finger or the thumb of one hand. Abacus training makes it easy for children to grasp mathematical concepts, because of the image of the beads moving in their mind. This a wonderful technique that not only helps in the development of the right and the left hemispheres of the brain, but also ensures that your child will get a unique understanding of mathematics in a simplified manner from a very young age. Thus abacus training enables children to become more confident and this positivity will also apply to all other subjects in schools across Sharjah.
Abacus students are found to be superior in the accuracy of their memory and the number of digits they are able to memorize when compared with non-abacus learners of the same age. This is because abacus students place numbers on the abacus image in their head as they mentally calculate with the abacus method. – http://www.shuzan.jp/english/brain/brain.html
For most kids and adults, maths is an extremely difficult and boring subject. However, this need not be the case if proper guidance is provided from a younger age. It has been successfully proven that abacus training is one of the best ways to make maths more fun and interesting.
The brain development in children occurs the most from birth to age six and therefore this period is the ideal age to introduce maths to children, through abacus training. Therefore, besides the advantage of introducing maths at such a young age, abacus training can benefit your child in the following multiple ways as detailed below:
- It helps with the brain development of the child.
- It enhances the child’s creativity.
- It helps children understand the basics of mathematics from a very young age.
- It improves their ability to concentrate.
- It helps improve memory and logical thinking.
- Helps boost children’s confidence and self belief.
- It increases the problem solving ability of children.
- Enhances photographic memory
- It makes learning maths fun.
- It helps boost calculation skills
Learning Abacus will give your children a much better competitive edge over the other children in schools and will help them perform much better in any school they join in Sharjah or the UAE. At Lollipop Nursery our aim is to provide our children with the necessary skills to excel in school and in life. Since Abacus training has been proven to immensely benefit our children, Lollipop Nursery has taken this extraordinary step to give our children this training for free, which is otherwise valued at Dhs300-900 across the UAE.
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