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Counting to 100 is an essential skill for counting money. Children will learn number bonds to 10 and 20 in the early years at primary school. Working this up to 100 helps them to count money quickly in real life situations.

The Top Marks website contains lots of fun learning activities to help children with their counting skills.

Counting in everyday situations also helps children to become confident with numbers. Orchard Toys games are also fun ways to learn how to count and use money.

Start a savings jar to save up for special activities, toys or treats. Encourage your child to put some of their pocket money in the jar each week towards their desired goal.