Making 5

The Ducklings have been busy exploring different ways to compose the number 5.

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Number 4

This week in Maths we are learning all about the number 4. It may only be a little number, but the children explore and investigate each number in lots of depth. We have been thinking about more and less than 4, what objects make 4 and all the different ways we can make 4. We have also been…

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Number 5

Little Chicks have been learning number 5.

Finding five flowers                       Finding the pen with five Llamas                                

 

  Little Chicks worked out to share five leaves how many does a Little Chick have when shared, one each.

 

 

Little…

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Number counting Conkers

Little Chicks have been counting and identifying numbers, they were each given a leaf with a number on it they had to count out the conkers to the corresponding number.

 

 

Have a go at counting different objects and identifying numbers.

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Patterns with natural materials

Outside the Ducklings have enjoyed using natural objects to continue, spot the mistakes in and create their own repeating patterns.

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2D shapes

This week we are learning about 2D shapes. We are getting good at using the mathematical name for simple shapes such as heart, star, circle, triangle, square and triangle. Can you see any shapes in your home? Send us a picture of the shapes you find. We have also been singing a shape song which is…

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Making Patterns

This week in mathematics the Ducklings are looking at patterns. They will be busy describing patterns, continuing patterns, spotting mistakes within patterns and creating their own. 

We have also noticed that there are patterns around us in the world everywhere.

The children are realising…

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Whose tower is the tallest?

Following on from our learning in maths, the Ducklings were keen to build towers and use comparative vocabulary to compare their height.

They used language such as tallest, shortest, taller than and shorter than.

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Comparing and ordering length

Today the Ducklings (those who were brave enough to venture outside in the wind and rain!) put their maths knowledge into practise by ordering objects found in the garden in order of their length.

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Capacity

The Ducklings have been learning all about capacity and how much a container can hold. They have been thinking about which containers hold the most or least.

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Big or Small

This week the Ducklings have been sorting objects according to their size.

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Long or Short

 

 

The Ducklings have been sorting objects according to whether they are long or short.

They also went on to sort a group of objects in order of their length, using the vocabulary shortest and longest.

 

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