Maths Activity Cards - Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern
Shape, measure and pattern are key to children's mathematical understanding
There is much more to maths than just learning about numbers. The activity ideas in this pack of cards will help your little one develop problem solving skills and use maths in real world contexts.
Each activity is quick to set up and packed with learning - perfect for when you need something quick and easy to keep the kids entertained!
The activities use items that you probably already have at home. Click here to see the full list of equipment for this pack.
Perfect for children in Reception and the Early Years Foundation Stage (aged 4 - 5 years old).
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- Develops an understanding of mathematical relationships
- Promotes the use of maths skills in real world contexts
- Provides fun, multi sensory maths activity ideas
The Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern Activity Cards explore 2D and 3D shapes and spatial reasoning. Children compare objects by length, weight and capacity and create repeating patterns. They investigate the pattern of the number system.
The Reception Shape, Measure and Pattern pack contains 22 A6 cards:
- One double sided maths information card
- 21 maths activity cards
Each maths activity card includes:
- A main activity
- An extension activity
- A list of items needed
- A top tip
- A 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.