Welcome to Early Math Counts, a website designed to help you foster the development of early math skills in children between the ages of birth and five.

“Early Math Counts is jam-packed with great ideas and activities that I can add to my early child care curriculum at no cost.” —A home child care provider

Each month, thousands of early childhood educators and parents visit our website to:

  • learn how to set up math-rich environments for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
  • download early math lesson plans
  • view videos about early math concepts and activities
  • find links to a wide variety of early math resources
  • read blog posts by early math experts
  • enroll in our free online Early Math Counts courses and learn high-impact strategies for teaching early math while earning professional development hours

Visit often to gain the knowledge and teaching skills you need to bring early math concepts to life for our nation’s youngest learners!

meet our math blogger

Read our blog to gain valuable insights and information about young children and math.

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Check back often so you don’t miss a single blog—and join in the conversation by asking questions or leaving comments at the end of each post.

The Early Math Counts blog gives me a fresh perspective on how to help children understand, enjoy and use math in their early lives.

—A Chicago preschool teacher

These blog posts are so wonderful and informative! They are a welcome resource for those of us who are trying to create engaging early math experiences for the children in our care while meeting state learning standards.

—An early childhood educator