I believe that getting stuck in is the best way. My structure is definitely explanation, repetition and then action! :)
I have a degree in psychology, but have a keen interest in maths, reading, music (I sing!) and drawing :)
arithmetic lessons closeby? Here's a selection of tutor listings that you can check out.
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