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Cats, dogs and rabbits are all children’s favourites. Use them to inspire speaking and listening, and mathematical language
1 Big cats, little cats
Sort pictures of cats by size
Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
Shape, Space and Measures
Development matters: are beginning to understand variations in size (22-36 months); order two or three items by length or height (40-60+ months).
Early learning goal: use language such as ‘circle’ or ‘bigger’ to describe the shape and size of solids and flat shapes.
What you needd
Group size: small groups.
‘Big cats, little cats’ activity sheet; labels showing words such as ‘bigger than’, ‘smaller than’, ‘big’, ‘little’ and ‘longer’.
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