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Counting games at home

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You don’t have to go far to find lots of fun ways to help your child count. It can be really easy to bring numbers into everyday activities at home – from breakfast to bedtime.

Games to play at home

Game #1: Breakfast by numbers

When you’re tucking into your morning breakfast bowl, have a go at using your cereal packs to count the number of words beginning with the same letter. Or, for fun, you could try and find rhyming words together.

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Game #2: Two dice = lots of different numbers

Playing dice games with your child is a simple way you can help them with their counting - and is ideal if you’re looking for a quick and easy game for two to play.

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Game #3: Shaping up

If you’re having some quiet time together and want a simple game you can play while you’re chilling out, why not try spotting shapes? How many circles, triangles or squares can your child spot in the room? After they've named the shape, they could look for other items with the same shape.

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Last updated: 23 Oct, 2018

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