Early Number Sense

These activities will help children develop a strong sense of number and are part of our Number Sense and Place Value Feature.

Golden Beans

Counting golden beans and beginning to match numerals to amounts. DOWNLOAD HERE

Number Rhymes

A counting song activity. Download

Playing Incey Wincey Spider

Here are ideas for using this well known rhyme as a counting game: who will win, the rain or the sun? Download


Children often enjoy rolling large dice so take a look at these challengesDownload.

Dot Card Games

Stage: Early years and 1

These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.

Number Match

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.