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.
Plan your next party – write out a list of who to invite, and make your own invitations
Most kids love popping bubble wrap – and if you have lying around at home, why not have a bubble wrap race? Who can pop the most in a minute? You can count the burst bubbles together to find out.