- Shows awareness of similarities of shapes in the environment.
- Beginning to use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and ‘flat’ 2D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.
- Children use everyday language to talk about size
- They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.
Today I would like you to pick up and describe 5 items.
Are they round? Are they tall? Are they smooth? Do they look like a shape?
Write down some of the vocabulary you use to describe the objects.
This work can be written in their English Homework book sent home yesterday!