Maths is good for you! Research has shown that: *Numeracy exercises are very good for the brain *In the long term, numeracy helps employment prospects, and *Maths qualifications can lead to more earning power Are you the parent or carer of a young child, keen to help with school work at home - but worried that you might not do a good job? Presented as a colourful and easy-to-follow guide, this book will demystify what children are being taught in school and is brimming with ideas on how you can help your child with their numeracy at home. It will: Secure your own knowledge Give you ideas of how to help your child Provide exercises to do with your child Show you what schools are trying to do Lead you to more resources And most important of all, it will help you make maths fun! Rosemary Russell has much experience helping parents help their children with their numeracy skills. This book will show you that you are the very best person for the job, and will give you the incentive to spend quality time with your child so that you can learn together and improve your childs chances to do well and be happy in school.