Encouraging Playful Mathematical Thinking

Dr Helen Williams
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Join award-winning author, Dr Helen to unlock the power of play in Early Years mathematics! With her treasure trove of hands-on games, your little ones will be adding up the fun and subtracting the stress in no time. From counting critters and understanding shapes to recognising numbers and subitising, Dr Helen will help you multiply the excitement in your setting. It’s time to say goodbye to math phobia and hello to math mania!

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Dr Helen Williams
Dr Helen Williams
Dr Helen J Williams is an independent educational consultant specialising in the learning and teaching of primary mathematics. Her particular expertise is with three to eight year-olds and she has a special interest in developing effective, research-based, playful opportunities for learning mathematics. She is a member of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, a long-standing member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, an Associate of Early Education, and a founder member of the Early Childhood Mathematics Group. Her book, "Playful Mathematics for Children 3 to 7" was published by SAGE in March 2022 and won the Nursery World Professional Book of the Year Award later that year.
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