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How to ... support counting at home

Counting is usually the first experience we have of number. These maths videos from our How to … series will help you support your child as they learn to count, helping them to understand that number words are said in order, that a quantity can be represented by different things and that, no matter which position you start from when counting, there will always be the same quantity in a particular set of objects.

Animation: What is counting?

An animated introduction to learning to count.

How to help your child learn to count

Understand how to help your child count with confidence.

Teacher video: teaching children to count

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These videos are taken from our How to … series, designed to help parents better understand how maths and English are taught in school, and what you can do at home to support your child's development.

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