- cardinal (counting items in a set, e.g. “two” = 2 blocks)
- nominal (labels, e.g. “two” as a bus or house number)
- ordinal (showing rank or position, e.g. “second” in the race, “page number two”)
Include a telephone directory and toy telephone in your role-play area. Encourage children to "call" people/businesses as part of their dramatic play.
Play games that reinforce number sequence, for example snakes and ladders. Click here to access a link to some fun interactive number sequencing games.