Around the Tree, Around the Tree, Makes Number 3!

Bruiser LOVES his numbers. He is obsessed with numbers. From a very early age he could count from 1 to 10. He’s literally only just four but, he can count past 100. He knows his 10 times table. He can do simple math like 1+2, 3+2 etc. Using numbers is a sure way to get his instant attention and keep his attention. Mentioning numbers can even halt a meltdown mid-scream!!

Writing numbers however, is a whole new ball game. He has only recently started making meaningful marks with a pen and paper. A few weeks back though he took me surprise when we were playing with a chalk and attempting to write his letters which he has been learning at school. Trying to make a S, he made a mark that resembled a 3 which prompted him to want to do his numbers. Now we have practiced writing his number lots of times but he’s never really got it quite right and always got very frustrated with himself.

I’m going to let this video that I was lucky enough to capture do the rest of the talking.

ps. check out Bruisers talking too!! πŸ˜€ *does victory dance*

It just goes to show that time and patience while taking those small steps leads to amazing achievements and this is one of them.


Ethans Escapades

13 thoughts on “Around the Tree, Around the Tree, Makes Number 3!

  1. Jane says:

    That’s fantastic and his speech is coming on so well. Our key worker keeps telling me that numbers are Ethan’s thing and he is advanced in them, we just need the speech (everything is crossed) to help prove it. Keep up the amazing work.

    Thanks for linking up with Small Steps Amazing Achievements :0)


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