Math Development in Toddlers

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We have a 3 and a half year old little girl and are just wondering what she should be able to count to at this age. Looking forward to your reply. Sonia Vella

Math Development in Toddlers

Counting with your child is an important way to help develop mathematical skills. Much more important than counting by rote, however, is counting actual objects and pointing to each one. Through this exercise, children learn that counting has a purpose and that the names of the numbers stand for an actual amount. Try having your child count throughout the day, for example, while setting out utensils.

   

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