The first few years of a child’s life are especially important for mathematics development. In EYFS, we aim to provide children with firm foundations in a way that is stimulating, engaging and appropriate for their age.
There are six key areas of early mathematics learning, which provide a platform for everything children will encounter as they progress through their maths learning at primary school, and beyond.
Cardinality and Comparison Composition
Pattern Shape Measures
Ideas for developing these areas at home: