Count! Count! Count!
Number sense activities help children see patterns in numbers and number relationships.
How to Build Essential Math Skills
How Parents Can Help
Use math language
Practice counting forward and backward
Here is a fun way to practice counting to 100: "Get Fit - Count to 100 Video"
Practice counting objects
Have your child touch each object in a set as they count.
Practice recognizing and writing numbers
Look for numbers in books, at the store, as you’re driving. Practice writing numbers with different tools.
Practice naming different shapes
Go on a shape hunt. Look for and name circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, etc.