Developing Early Numeracy and Fine Motor Skills at Kiltearn Nursery

Numeracy and Fine Motor - Kiltearn

This simple idea helps children to develop a number of counting and early numeracy skills, as well as supporting their fine motor development.




  • Counting Strategies , Early addition and subtraction/ facts to 10 – One to one counting.
  • Number word sequences – Count the number sequence as children place the items in the tray.
  • Read numbers – Recognise the number in tray.
  • Counting and Comparing Collections – Discuss which has the smallest / largest group of items.
  • Fine Motor Development – Using the tongs.