Getting ready for bed
We all know that getting kids to bed on time can be challenging to put it lightly. Quick counting activities like these will help make your bedtime routine easier and more enjoyable for both of you.
Countdown to bedtime
Two minutes of teeth brushing
Kids love to talk about their favourite characters from their tv shows or cartoons they like. You could get them to write about them, too. Ask your child to say why they like that character? Are they funny, clever, do they have special powers?
Put some music on, dance around, and get your child to count out different actions with you – like 10 hops or 16 jumps – in time to the music. It’s a good way to use up some excess energy too!
Have a go at making a simple shopping list together, and looking online to work out how much it would cost. What’s the change from £10?