Mathematics

 • Mathematics involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces, and measures.

 

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Mathematical Development is about...
 
Looking forward to being 4 years old.
  
Going on a shape walk to see how many different shapes you can discover.
 
Sorting the clothes into different sizes for the big and small dolls
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Threading cereals and counting how many—comparing how long your string is to another child’s
 
Counting the plates needed in the ‘café’
Going on a number hunt in the nursery garden
 
 
 
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Begin to use simple addition and subtraction in practical activities such as games or number songs/rhymes