# EY, Counting

## Spotty Trucks

Here's a number line, counting, sorting, matching maths resource with a strong transport-vehicles-trucks theme.

The 4 page pdf download includes a series of truck images (10 trucks per A4 page). The image quality is high enough so that the pages could be enlarged if necessary. The trucks feature the following: Read more »

## Car Counting

This is another Counting Display similiar to Flower Counting and Spider Counting, this simple number resources has been designed so that young children can develop their understanding of counting and number recognition. Read more »

## Pumpkin Counting

This all started a year ago with our Spider Counting resource. We had a couple of requests for something more pleasant so we added Flower Counting. Now, we've been asked to do something on a more specific Halloween theme. Hence, we went for pumpkin Counting. Read more »

## Flower Counting

This resource is in response to a member's request. They liked our Spider Counting resource but wanted something a little more 'girl friendly'. We thought of flowers - sorry, you see we can be predictable when we try! Read more »

## Mental Mondays #11

With this week’s mental and oral starter idea we are thinking about counting on (and counting back) and place value.

Like most of our other suggestions this can very easily be adapted to suit the needs of your children, which means it could be used with Early Years right up to Key Stage 3. We have also found that it adds a renewed level of interest and enthusiasm to ‘counting on’. Read more »

## Spider Counting

Spiders aren't just for Hallowe'en.

This clean, simple number resources is designed to enable young children to develop their understanding of counting and number recognition.

The lines of spider images show quantities from zero to ten, matched to numerical labels. Read more »

## Balloon Number Cards

This is a two page download featuring a mini-poster and a set of 10 number cards.

The mini-poster features 10 numbered balloons and could be used as part of a display or as a table-top mat for specific children. This makes an ideal "show me..." type maths activity. Children could also place a matching number of counters or beads at the end of each balloon's string.  Read more »