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Part of beginning to learn about maths and numbers is learning about things that are different and things that are the same. Try these activities to show your child all about things that are different and the same, and things that are of different sizes.
Odd One Out
In each case, ask which is different? See if they can identify the item and if they struggle talk them through it. Here are some easy suggestions:
With the next set of items, choose a set all the same size plus one that is smaller. In each case ask which is the smallest? In each case, prepare in advance and then lay the things on the table or if you can walk around the house and spot things as you go.
You could use things like:
Try the same activity trying to identify the biggest thing, something of a different colour or shape.
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