Mathematical Concepts
Nursery children should be able to:

  • Count aloud from 1-10 and attempt to count higher.
  • Identify numbers 1-5.
  • Count down from 5-1.
  • Begin to develop one-to-one correspondence.
  • Understand size vocabulary (big, small, smallest, too big, too small).
  • Understand and use positional vocabulary (before, after, in between, comes next, next to, in between, in, out, under, in front of, behind, on top).
  • Use ordinal position words (first and last).
  • Categorize (color, shape, and size).
  • Recognize an A-B pattern.
  • Recognize simple shapes.
  • Use language to make comparisons (long, short).