Helping Your Child With Numeracy
Be aware of situations that can develop mathematical concepts: cooking, driving, sand and water play, using the phone, shopping, card games, setting the table.
Talk about numbers. Count cars when driving and read numbers on number plates. Talk about numbers and display numbers around the house.
Write numbers, such as telephone numbers, together.
Sing and read number rhymes and songs together.
Discuss dates, months and days of family and friends’ birthdays.
Look at shapes around your house, e.g. “The window is a square”.
Read prices in the supermarket. Practice counting and writing numbers.
Discuss concepts such as more than/less than, under/over, big/little, light/heavy.
Discuss colours and the colour of various objects, e.g. “The sky is blue today”.
Ensure these activities are fun and enjoyable for you and your child.
Measure various things around your house using building blocks, e.g. The table is – blocks long. The rug is – blocks long.
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