Songs and books

Nursery rhymes, songs and books with numbers are a fun way to introduce children to how numbers look and sound.

Songs

Try these classic songs (click on the link for lyrics and tune)

What skill are we practising?

These songs and books include maths concepts such as counting, and developing understanding of ideas like 'more' and 'less'.

For ideas, look at:

All external resources have been reviewed and recommended by our Parental Engagement Pedagogical team. (External links will open in a new tab).

BusSongs

More counting songs available through BusSongs.

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BBC Learning Counting Songs

A collection of popular counting songs, with video and audio.

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NRICH

Ideas for drawing out bigger activities from songs. Here they show the maths possibilities of Ten Green Bottles.

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Pinterest

More maths reading ideas on Pinterest.

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Oxford Owl E-Books

Oxford Owl E-Books

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One Thing

One Thing

Lola is back and counting. "A brilliant book to introduce the non-scary nature of counting and sums to very young children".