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Category: Number Work


As i’m fond of saying on this website, counting and number recognition are two very different skills. Your little one might be able to count confidently to 10 (or more!) but that doesn’t equate to being able to read what a number represents. At the moment, my Miss 3.10 is working on recognising numbers and so I thought i’d make use of the gazillion conkers we’ve collected recently…


If you have a toddler or preschooler at home, you’ve probably come to the conclusion already that numbers can be tricky for little learners. Counting by rote, 1:1 correspondence and recognising numbers do not go hand in hand. In short, Read more…


Can your child count to 10 (or more) easily, but struggle when it comes to recognising numbers? That’s because the two skills are different! Whilst Z (3.8 years) can happily count, she can currently only recognise a few numbers. To Read more…