Digital Download - Maths Activity Cards - Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern

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Unlocking Mathematical Marvels

Beyond numbers, the intricacies of shape, measure, and pattern are essential to your child's mathematical journey. Dive into a world where learning extends far beyond worksheets – the Reception Shape, Measure, and Pattern Maths Activity Cards hold the key to fostering problem-solving skills and applying maths in real-world contexts.

Key Features:

  • Quick Set-Up, Packed with Learning: Each activity is meticulously crafted for swift setup, providing a seamless solution for keeping the kids entertained with a dash of educational magic. Perfect for those moments when you need a quick and easy learning experience!
  • Everyday Items for Effortless Exploration: Discover the joy of learning with items readily available at home. Click here to explore the full list of equipment for this pack, turning your living space into a dynamic maths playground.
  • Perfect for Children in Reception and Early Years Foundation Stage: Tailored for children in Reception and the Early Years Foundation Stage, aged four to five years old, these cards are designed to meet the unique developmental needs of your little one.
  • Over 40 Inspirational Activity Ideas: With over 40 activity ideas, these cards provide an endless source of inspiration for maths-centric adventures, ensuring that boredom never stands a chance.
  • Created by Teachers, Perfect for Parents: Created by experienced teachers, parents benefit from the wealth of pedagogical insight and instructional finesse embedded in every card.

Dive into a world where maths is not just learned but lived with the Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern Maths Activity Cards.


  • Develops understanding of mathematical relationships
  • Promotes practical application of maths skills
  • Provides fun, multi-sensory maths activity ideas

Pack Information:

The Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern Maths Activity Cards explore 2D and 3D shapes, length, weight and capacity and creating and extending repeating patterns.

The Reception Shape Measure and Pattern Maths Activity Cards include 22 cards:

  • One double-sided information card
  • 21 maths activity cards

Each activity card features:

  • A main Go activity
  • An extension Grow activity
  • A  Grab list of required items
  • A top tip
  • A colour photograph of the activity

Perfect for busy parents

You want to support your child with learning to read and write, but time is short! That is where Play Makes Sense comes in. Each of our activities take less than five minutes to set up and will provide your child with a meaningful and engaging activty.

Create a love of learning

Helping your child to develop a love of learning will set them up for success. Each Play Makes Sense activity teaches new skills through play and will help to instill a passion for learning in your child.