This activity supports the development of your child’s early mathematical skills.
What you will do
- With your child, gather a small pile of natural resources and place them in front of you.
- As you are sorting them together, count them and place them into similar groups.
- Allow your child to explore the natural resources by touching and looking at them encouraging them to talk about what they notice.
Keywords to use
Sort, same, different, similar, count.
Questions to ask
- How are these the same?
- How are these different?
- What do you see?
- What should we put here?
- How many do we have?