Natural numbers

Take numbers out into the world to make counting second nature.

You'll Need

  • Items from nature such as shells, leaves, pebbles


10 minutes

Learning Stages

Combine science and nature to help your child count. Collect seashells at the beach or fallen leaves from your local park. Sort them into different categories, then count the sets you’ve made. Add them together to see how many in all, or subtract one set from another to determine the difference.