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    Teaching toddlers to count

    By lizmcg | July 22, 2008

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    I recently compared notes with a couple of friends about how to teach toddlers and preschoolers how to count.

    My kids and I have a little tradition at the playground that very easily teaches counting. It’s so easy. We do it when I push them on the swing. Every time I push, we count. We count forwards, backwards (especially when we’re getting ready to get off because mom is exhausted). Recently my three-year-old has been practicing counting up and down to 20. She likes to skip from 13 to 40… we’re working on it!

    Do you have a great way to teach counting? Be sure to leave a comment so other “minivan mommies” can find out!

    Topics: parenting |