Numberland Resources

numberland resources from barbara schindelhauer ifvl
Designed with love for maximum value at little cost 🙂

You fancy travelling to Numberland with your children? Wonderful! There is no compulsory material, it is the Numberland idea and its principles that work so beautifully. It can be an asset in itself to construct everything together with the children, even!

However, to make things easier for you, we offer some well thought through “travel equipment” for you to choose freely, according to your personal needs and objectives. Some you may buy in our shop, some are free, some are external suppliers.

Let’s visit Numberland Book

Your comprehensive, hands-on tourguide to fully understand, plan and visit Numberland: Theoretical background – Practical ideas for the houses, numbers, gardens etc. – Tips on how to go about Numberland – Suggestions for the schedule. Also including number specific stories (numbers 1 to 10), activities and songs (with lyrics and music).
Details and pictures in our shop

Let’s visit Numberland Teacher Pack

All you need to travel to Numberland straight away! A full set of beautifully designed Numberland elements in large for group activities, easy to laminate. Plus small versions for little hands, both coloured and b/w. (pdf-file)
Details and pictures in our shop

Let’s visit Numberland Book of Numbers

A selection of motivating colouring and activity sheets for a Book of Numbers for each child. Pdf-file with b/w printables/templates.
Details and pictures in our shop

Number Characters on Posters, Stickers

We couldn’t resist the idea of making the cute Numberland characters available as stickers, on posters, shirts, socks … So we uploaded our designs to Redbubble, where you can choose what you would like. 🙂
Details and pictures in our shop


Ready-made resources — High quality wooden/ felt materials, developed together with the Wehrfritz /HABA education group

Videos — Numberland in little films

Trainings — Hands-on introductions tailored to your needs (online, offline, wherever and whenever you wish).


Numberland ready-made resources by HABA

In addition or as an alternative to self-made materials, you may choose the Numberland resources by HABA.

HABA is known for its high quality products and love for details. They offer wooden number puppets and houses, plus felt shapes and number line.

Please note that we as authors have no influence on the stockists!

Germany: www.wehrfritz.com
Ireland and NI: www.jaggo.ie
UK: www.amaroni.com

Otherwise, please ask your school supplier. Those stocking HABA should be able to help you.

Did you know: The product range is called “Willys Zahlenwelt” or “Willy’s World of Numbers” (in honour of Wilhelm, the grandfather of Gerhard Friedrich).


Numberland Videos

numberland teacher training free webinar

In this 45′ webinar recording, I elaborate on the general chances of early maths and Numberland in particular.

Let the good things happen – how early maths can spark children and unburden teachers

numberland barbara schindelhauer video haba

Meet Gerhard and Barbara with a happy bunch of kindergarten children in this 5′ video, introducing you to the Numberland idea with a little action.

Link to video on YouTube. Please note: The film was produced by HABA education. “Willy’s World of Numbers” refers to their range of ready-made products, licensed by Gerhard Friedrich. “Let’s visit Numberland” stands for the entire concept.

numberland barbara schindelhauer kathy Brodie

A 30′ chat with Kathy Brodie on the chances of an emotional approach to mathematical literacy.

The interview was part of Kathy’s online Autumn 2019 Early Years Summit. Kathy Brodie organises her Early Years Summit on a regular basis with no charge.