Why is it important for children to learn mental arithmetic at a young age?

  • Neurological development – a child’s brain development requires early intervention, to help set a good foundation in learning.  90% of children’s neural network is formed at the age of six.
  • Discipline – children need to learn good habits of study so that their full potential can be exploited.  A good coordination of hand, mind and eye helps to instill a powerful mind of concentration, and these three elements are coordinated during abacus training.
  • Many researchers have concluded that abacus method of mental calculation is extremely effective in activating the right brain.  Studies showed that a child who has good mental formation from young till the age of 13 will continue to remain brilliant even up to the age of 70.