Can young children learn mathematics before school? What ideas and concepts are they capable of learning? How can adults develop a child's mathematical thinking from birth to five years?
Early learning plays a critical role in laying a foundation for later success in schooling.
Young Children Learning Mathematics: A guide for educators and families explores the possibilities and potential for anyone who comes into contact with young children from birth to five years (including early childhood educators, parents and carers) to stimulate young children's mathematical thinking.
- Answers frequently asked questions about early childhood mathematics
- Discusses the experiences, activities and conservations that can lead to mathematics learning
- Provides simple, easy-to-follow guidelines on introducing and building on mathematical concepts that underpin polay and activity in young children
- Draws on authors Robert Hunting, Judy Mousley and Bob Perry's significant research.