- Lots of very basic ideas in the numeracy strategy.
- Carpet time. Counting with fingers to 10/20
- 10 Green Bottles. Ordering numbers. Which is missing? What comes next? Sing the song.
- Numbers on washing line.
- Counting objects and people. Matching one to one. Giving out milk and snacks.
- Catching numbered fish with magnets or velcro. Spiders catching bugs.
- Counting to time activities. e.g. tidying up, dressing and undressing, coming and sitting down.
- Counting people who are present, or ready.
- Matching objects or pictures to numbers.
- Matching numbers to objects and pictures.
- Lotto games
- Pairs, and snap, with numbers.
- Dice games, snakes and ladders, race games.
- Throw dice, jump the right number of jumps.
- Numbered footsteps on the floor, walls etc.
- P.E. drawing numbers in the air. On the floor. Walking the numbers on the floor.