Pupils demonstrate an understanding of one-to-one correspondence in a range of contexts [for example: matching objects such as cups to saucers, straws to drink cartons]. Pupils join in rote counting up to five [for example, saying or signing number names to 5 in counting activities]
• They count reliably to three, make sets of up to three objects and use numbers to three in familiar activities and games [for example, touching one, two, three items as an adult counts, counting toys or pictures, counting out sets of three, such as knife, fork and spoon]
• They demonstrate an understanding of the concept of ‘more [for example, indicating that more cups, counters, food items are required]. They join in with new number rhymes, songs, stories and games.