Set up a creative approach to developing early maths skills using play dough, matchsticks and wooden numerals!
I set out this mathematical Invitation to Play recently as a way to encourage some completely open-ended, hands on counting and number skills. If you follow our Facebook page you may have seen
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Here are some great ways to learn about shapes with young children which are all are easy to set up and offer plenty of scope for creativity! Learning maths skills through play and art is the best possible way! Many of these ideas were linked up through It’s Playtime, thank you to all who contributed
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Set up a coffee shop dramatic play scene for some great role-play, language development, story telling, money play and emergent writing! Fun, creative and educational too!
Pretend play scenarios are some of the richest and most enjoyable playtimes we have together and they can offer
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Make an easy, fun resource for counting and number recognition using paper plates and foam number stickers! As part of our new Playful Maths series we will be making some of our own numeracy resources for simple. fun
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Make a simple colour matching and sorting game using an egg box, colouring pens and coloured chips – great for reinforcing early maths skills in a playful way! We are still working on consolidating colours with Pop as, even though she recognises them all and can
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