Everyday Fun With Counting: Let’s Talk About Math Video
Watch to see how an understanding of counting develops from birth to 5 years old.
Spatial awareness is an understanding of:
- Hearing the number sequence and, with experience, learning number names and repeating them in order.
- Observing adults counting objects and, in time, practicing how to count by saying the number sequence themselves.
- Talking about the amount of things by using number words or words like “more” or “a lot.”
Download a handout with fun activities designed to support young children’s growing counting skills from birth to 5 years old below.