We are working on numbers a lot lately. Adeline has been very interested in counting so that is what we are working on. Here are some of the things I have been doing with Adeline to help her learn her numbers and quantities.
The first thing I did was to make flashcards up to twenty. I first had her learn how to identify the numbers.
Second thing we did was explore the teddy bear counters.
Before children can be expected to use a manipulative for a specific purpose they need some time to explore with it.
Later, I drew some circles on file folders and we added the correct amount of bears to each circle.
We are also counting stickers on a file folder.
Adeline has really been enjoying her abacus now that she is starting to understand numbers.
One other thing that has helped Adeline learn her numbers is her favorite counting app on the I Pad call Toddler Counting. This is a great simple app that teaches up to 20.