pressing the digits on the telephone to make a call with an adult
looking for numbers in the home eg washing machine, thermometer, cooker
checking the temperature in different parts of the world in a newspaper
calculating the age of a car, wagon, coach from the number plate
on a visit to town – can you find a number 5, 6, etc?
collecting data and representing in pictorial form eg graph, pie chart
reading meters eg electricity, gas
using TV weather forecast to discuss temperature, wind speed, wind direction, etc
folding towels to show ½, ¼
calculating the number of twin lambs born
using the appropriate vocabulary eg position – on, over, up, down, above, below
keeping a height chart in the kitchen/bedroom
Numbers pop up everywhere!!