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04 July 2011

Teaching kids to count past three

Preschool children need to be able to go beyond the number three to grasp the true concept of counting, according to researchers.

Preschool children need to be able to go beyond the number three to grasp the true concept of counting, according to researchers.

The study looked at young children's understanding of the cardinal principle, which states that the size of a set of objects is determined by the last number reached when counting the set.

 
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