In this lesson, Number Identification, Visual recognition and naming of numerals. Requiring the child to identify numbers encourages focused attention to the unique form of each number.
Learning to visualize and name numerals is an important pre-math skill and should be mastered prior to learning basic addition and subtraction. Once your child has master basic number ID using black and white flash cards, you can introduce variations such as colored, pattered, or textured flash cards. Additional learning can be mastered by identifying numbers in video game play and with common household items (e.g., clocks, microwaves, or calendars).