Here is a group of dots. How would you add them together? Which different ways can they be grouped so that we can count them?
Exploring how to group numbers in different ways helps us to develop understanding of patterns within numbers as well as extend our ideas and grow our thinking by describing the many strategies we've used. It is also fantastic, creative mathematical fun!
If you would like to learn more about subitising and how to use it at home, here is a link.