Whether you’re doing the weekly big shop, picking up a few essentials, or shopping online, it’s always good to have a have a wee helper. Checking prices, adding up and counting coins is a practical way you can help your child understand numbers, and make them part of everyday life.
At the check out
What’s in your basket?
If you come across a new word while you’re reading a story, try making up funny sentences with the new word.
Playing dice games with your child is a simple way you can help them with their counting.
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?