Matching Numbers

Many young children are able to sing the number song, “1, 2, 3, 4, 5….” but they don’t understand how many items the number 5 represents. These activities help the child to actually count out items for each numeral, so that they realise that “3” represents l l l.

As always, the last picture gives you a description of one of the skills that you are helping your child to develop through this play, so that you can see how you are helping with your child’s development as well as bonding with your child.