I created these tins for use in my former nursery where they were enjoyed by
children aged 2.5 years to school age. On one side are the ladybirds with 0 - 5 spots
and on the reverse the number is written. The tins were left on one of the radiators
and the children accessed them when they chose. Sometimes I would find some very
curious things in the counting boxes but more often than not the quantity would
match the number of spots on the ladybird.
Keywords: EYFS, Curriculum for Excellence, Early Numeracy, Numbers, Counting, Nursery, Reception
Created for Valentine’s day, but can be used any time. Match the two halves of a broken heart using the written number and a dot (heart) pattern.
Differentiate by printing on different coloured piece of paper for each page or the same coloured paper for more challenge.