I ❤️ Numicon. The tactile and visual element it adds to number is fantastic. At the moment in Reception we are really just at the exploration stage, so I've but putting the numicon out with the paints, in gloop and with the play dough. At the play dough table the children made imprints with various pieces and investigated…
Pirates' Gold Number Play
We've been exploring Pirate Week here at our house. We all love pirates; in fact I realized I've never shared this picture from this past Ha...
Feed the Hungry Shape Monsters Sorting Game - The Imagination Tree
Make a fun activity for preschoolers and school aged kids with this feed the hungry shape monsters sorting game! So simple to make and great for teaching little ones to recognise, name and sort 2D shapes in a silly, hilarious way! We made this funny feed the hungry shape monsters sorting game using pieces of...Read More »
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Learning Shapes With Toy Cars
The manipulative for this weeks #ToolsForLearning is small toys. I couldn't resist making a play activity based on Adam's favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands: At the age of 8 I had to learn the multiplying tables. I've never been good at memorizing lists or tables. It was easy to learn the tables from 1 to 5 but from 6 to 9 it seemed to be way more complicated... A year later I heard this trick on the rad…