Shape, space and measure

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By Karen Hart

These are all designed as ways of integrating maths into everyday activities. All proven to be lots of fun!

EYFS ? Shape, Space and Measure


  1. Paper Plate Clock Activities
  2. Shape Hunt
  3. Create a Measuring Table
  4. Drama Games
  5. Shape Monsters, Aliens and Robots
  6. Measuring and Weighing Activities

Paper Plate Clock Activities

Learning objective: Uses everyday language related to time.

You will need:
  • Paper plates
  • Split pins
  • Card
  • Number stickers or printed numbers
  • Scissors
  • Help children fix numbers around their plate to form a clock face, starting with the 12, 3, 6 and 9 – no need to be too fussy though. You could use our “Funky numbers” for this:
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