These often small items, used to represent certain objects or conditions have been used for centuries as counting devices, (as seen in the abacus). The counters we have available range from the simple, flat (tiddly wink) style through to the recognisable animal counters. An essential supply for preschools, early childhood centres (ECC) and kindergartens. Although used predominately in numeracy counters also form integral components in numerous board games. Counters can be sorted, patterned, added, subtracted, threaded and even used in weighing exercises. Available in buckets or packs you will easily find a set of counters that suit your needs.