Opportunities during play When playing with toys together, use it as an opportunity to count how many there are. Encourage the children to copy you or count out too.
Opportunities around the house Ask the children to go and get 1,2 or 3 of items that you may need. 'Can you get me 3 apples please?'
Opportunities when in the garden/out and about Count together how many birds you see, how many acorns or how many trees.