Five Little Ducks Storytelling Water Play

Combine the classic song Five Little Ducks with some exciting water play in a sensory tub as a fun way to enjoy numbers, counting, singing and story-telling!

 The girls all loved this story-telling activity as it combined two of their favourite things, singing and water play! This song is

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Addition and Counting Machine Maths Activity!

Create a machine from recycled materials to make a fun addition and counting activity for kids! A really hands-on and exciting, visual way to learn about combining and adding small groups of numbers. Welcome to another post from our Playful Maths

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Counting and Maths Skills with Play Dough!

Set up a creative approach to developing early maths skills using play dough, matchsticks and wooden numerals! 

 I set out this mathematical Invitation to Play recently as a way to encourage some completely open-ended, hands on counting and number skills. If  you follow our Facebook page you may have seen

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Paper Plate Number Spinner!

Make an easy, fun resource for counting and number recognition using paper plates and foam number stickers! math number spinner paper plate counting As part of our new Playful Maths series we will be making some of our own numeracy resources for simple. fun

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Play Dough Learning Mats for Literacy and Numeracy Development

We all know that play dough is tactile, fun and great for all multi-sensory early developmental play. But it can also be used in creative, playful ways to promote early literacy and numeracy skills in a hands on way. There really is no need for worksheets when we have such a great resource to hand!

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