Resources tagged with: EY Number sense

Filter by: Content type:
Age range:
Challenge level:

There are 19 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to EY Number sense, you may find related items under Early Years Foundation Stage.

Broad Topics > Early Years Foundation Stage > EY Number sense

Eightness of Eight

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

What do you see as you watch this video? Can you create a similar video for the number 12?

Counting Collections in the Early Years

Age 3 to 5

In this article for practitioners, Cath Gripton and Deliah Pawluch explore the 'counting collections' approach, which encourages children to spend time playing and experimenting with counting.

Subitising

Age 3 to 7

In this article for EY practitioners, Dr Sue Gifford outlines what we mean by subitising and how we can teach it.

Sock Washing Line

Age 3 to 5

In this task, children are encouraged to spot pairs of socks and to order the socks by size and length on the washing line.

The Spring Scale

Age 3 to 5

Using the spring scale in this activity provides an engaging context in which children can explore and discuss the weight of different objects.

Show Me

Age 3 to 5

In this task, children will learn different ways of representing the same number.

A Good Foundation for Number Learning for Five Year Olds?

Age 3 to 7

This article, written by Dr. Sue Gifford, evaluates the Early Learning Numbers Goal in England, in the light of research.

More Lower Primary Number Sense and Place Value Activities

Age 5 to 7

More activities which will help you get a better of sense of numbers and understand what we mean by place value.

Early Number Sense

Age 5 to 7

These activities will help children develop a strong sense of number.

How Can I Support the Development of Early Number Sense and Place Value?

Age 3 to 11

This article for primary teachers expands on the key ideas which underpin early number sense and place value, and suggests activities to support learners as they get to grips with these ideas.

Early Number Sense

Age 3 to 11

This article explores the basic foundations of number sense and outlines relevant research in this area.

Number Sense and Place Value

Age 5 to 11

This feature aims to support you in developing children's early number sense and understanding of place value.

Developing Number Fluency - What, Why and How

Age 5 to 11

In this article for primary teachers, Lynne McClure outlines what is meant by fluency in the context of number and explains how our selection of NRICH tasks can help.

Dice

Age 3 to 5

This dice activity encourages children to relate the number on the dice to the number of teddies they need to choose.

Shopping - Pirate Poundland

Age 3 to 5

In the pirate pound shop, children can practise their counting skills by choosing ten items to spend their ten pounds on.

Number Rhymes

Age 3 to 5

In this activity, the rhyme 'Ten Green Bottles' is used to encourage children to count backwards to work out how many bottles are left.

Natural Born Mathematicians

Age 5 to 7

Helen Joyce interviews the neuropsychologist Brian Butterworth whose research has shown that we are all born with a "built-in" sense of cardinal number.

Number Sense Series: A Sense of 'ten' and Place Value

Age 5 to 7

Once a basic number sense has developed for numbers up to ten, a strong 'sense of ten' needs to be developed as a foundation for both place value and mental calculations.

Number Sense Series: Developing Early Number Sense

Age 5 to 7

This article for teachers suggests teaching strategies and resources that can help to develop children's number sense.