Numbers are All Around: Everyday Ways to Support Children in Developing Their Knowledge of Numbers and Counting

Mathematical understanding is not only an important part of learning in the early years but also a vital life skill. One of the best ways to support the development of children’s mathematical understanding is through regular practice in a maths-rich environment.

  • Develop your understanding of the acquisition of early mathematical knowledge
  • Give you practical strategies to support children’s mathematical development
  • Explore ways to use the environment as a resource to develop mathematical understanding

About this INSET

Maths is an abstract concept, but by using early years curriculum approaches (such as enabling environments and learning through play) children can be supported to make sense of mathematical concepts in fun and engaging ways. This will enable them to develop their mathematical understanding.

This course will:

  • Explore the links between maths and other areas of the early years curriculum
  • Develop your knowledge of the Path to Success in supporting mathematical development
  • Support you in using stories and real-life contexts as part of your maths provision

This course is appropriate for EYFS.

  • Early years practitioners
  • Early years leads

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