Why is number recognition important for preschoolers?

Number recognition and fluency are important parts of your preschooler's early learning development.  Preschool age students are capable of recognizing many numbers and are becoming aware of how to compare large and small objects.  They are starting to understand the number 5 is more than the number 1.  Working on number recognition early will grow your preschooler’s math confidence, help to build critical thinking skills, and create a foundation for success in math.