Mathematics help young children make sense of the world around them and understand their physical world. Children are inclined to make comparisons, notice similarities and differences in objects and group their toys and materials.
The ability to organize information into categories, quantify data and solve problems helps children to learn about time, space and numbers. When math is interesting, concrete, useful, and fun, children will have successful experiences and develop a positive attitude about the subject.
The following concepts are ones that young children should be introduced to through readiness activities: