Reception - Maths
Please check back here to see resources that will support you in helping your child with their Maths.
MATHS IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Encourage children to:
- Count the steps we go up and down
- Look at the house numbers or bus numbers while in the street
- Set the table - how many cups etc do we need?
- Match pairs of socks
- Brush long hair or short hair
Other Maths vocab to use is heavy/light, empty/full, long/short, big/small, in front of, behind, in, on, under, next to. For example, when stacking pots and pans after they have been washed up, or stacking the dishwasher, ask questions such as:
- Which is the smallest?
- Which is the biggest?
- Which is the heaviest pan?
- Which is the lightest pan?
- Look at how tall the flowers have grown
- Sing number rhymes
- Cut out numbers in magazines and catalogues, find page numbers books
- Play games such as dominoes, snakes and ladder, skittles and card games such as snap. You can even play I-spy using descriptions e.g. I spy something that has 3 legs