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This resource provides guidance and prompts for number recognition and counting. It also explores shapes using concrete materials including blocks.

Additional details

Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Explicit teaching
Keywords counting, subitising, ordering, shape, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Geometry
Topics Properties of number, Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics content descriptions

Establish understanding of the language and processes of counting by naming numbers in sequences, initially to and from 20, moving from  any starting point


Connect number names, numerals and quantities, including zero, initially up to 10 and then beyond


Subitise small collections of objects

National numeracy learning progression Quantifying numbers - QuN1, QuN2, QuN3, QuN4
Understanding geometric properties

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