## 14 One More One Less Games

Being able to count one more and one less is a key concept in children’s mathematical development. In my twenty-year teaching career, I have seen the importance of young children first grasping how to count by rote in sequence before then moving on to learning one more or one less. (Source) It can sometimes take …

## 19 Counting In 10s Activities – Introduce, Practice, Apply

Counting by 10s is a really important skill in life. To teach children this skill in the fastest and most effective way, it is wise to go through three phases. Put simply, start with the easiest activities where children are being introduced to rote counting in tens. Then move on to activities where children are …

## What Is Rote Counting? (And How To Teach It)

In ten years of teaching maths to children aged between 3 to 5 (as well as having three kids at home myself), I have found one of the most important foundation skills is rote counting. But what exactly is it? Rote counting is saying numbers in order. The numbers are not linked to counting objects …

## 17 Fantastic Ideas To Teach Rote Counting

One of the core skills that makes up the foundation of early math, is the ability to rote count. Rote counting is simply saying the numbers in order, usually starting with one, e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. It does not mean counting objects, or counting actions, although it is connected to these skills. …

## Symmetry Activities For Kids – 10 Hands-On Ideas With Pics

The concept of symmetry is something that young children can begin to explore through practical activities, even before they can really put into words what it is. It is definitely better to start with experimentation with objects, rather than give them symmetry worksheets, printables or folding pictures. What are the best symmetry activities for kids? …