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By Sally Grayearly years teacher and writer

From skittles and hoops to castles and knights, old-fashioned toys are perfect for developing a variety of skills

Skittles

1 Super skittles

Play a fun game of skittles to develop counting skills

Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy

Numbers as Labels and for Counting

Development matters: sometimes match number and quantity correctly (30-50 months); count an irregular arrangement of up to ten objects (40-60+ months).

Early learning goal: count reliably up to ten everyday objects.

What you need

Group size: small groups.

Set of different-coloured skittles and a ball; safe, open space.

What to do

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