How Do You Teach Numerals To Kindergarten Children?
“There are many ways that you can best introduce teaching numerals to young children. The first way is to master a base of counting. So have the children master how to count from one to ten. You may want to display a number line in your classroom that you can use to point to as you count the numbers. Use picture books that use counting. I would practice numbers one through twenty in these picture books. You’ll also want to practice counting backwards from ten down to zero. One way that we often do this is to pretend that we are rocket ship and we start at the very, very bottom with our hands all scrunch up as we do ten, nine, eight, seven, we grow and grow and grow until we get to one and then we blast off and all jump up. After you’ve mastered this, you want to make sure that the children can recognize the numerals in print. When the children are able to recognize them, you may want to move on to writing the numerals. Here are a couple of quick rhymes that you can use when teaching th