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Counting Activities for Students Aged 3-5

A selection of resources published by BEAM for teachers of early years mathematics. They include challenging problems and resources to help students practise and consolidate their counting and number recognition skills.

The activities, with their mathematical content, are:

*Numbers - number recognition

*Matching butterflies - counting numbers

*Birthday badges - writing numbers

*Counting ducklings - counting and writing numbers

*Dominoes - recognising numbers

*Dot to dot - sequencing numbers to 10

*Dotty - counting

*Draw the candles - counting

*Flowers - counting and recognising the highest number

*Fruit trees - counting

*Ice cream - counting

*Ladybirds - counting and writing numbers

*Legs - drawing and counting

*Legs 2 - recognising numbers up to 6

*Milk bottles - drawing and counting

*Painting pictures - drawing and counting

*People and fish - counting

*Raindrops - counting and comparing numbers

*Stamps - writing numbers

*Stars galore - counting the points on stars

*Toys - drawing and counting

*Leaves - drawing and counting large numbers.

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