How do we promote Maths in the Nursery?

In Nursery we plan carefully for the different elements of mathematical learning. We hope to develop an enjoyment for number and number sense whilst encouraging the use of mathematical talk. The children will also be able to engage in shape, space and measure work through construction activities, baking and playdough club.

  • Use numbers in our play
  • Begin to count objects, actions and sounds
  • Use the language of quantity
  • Play dice games and recognise the pattern (subitise)
  • Use language involved in shape, space and measure when constructing
  • Begin to recognise numerals
  • Begin to recognise numerals