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Activities for Individual Learning through Shape and Colour: by Wendy Bowkett

By Wendy Bowkett

Containing over 70 tried-and-tested actions, actions for person studying via form and color is a realistic source which takes a cross-curricular thematic procedure and makes use of the subjects of form and color to discover the Early Years starting place level (EYFS). This thematic method saves practise and educating time for practitioners and offers youngsters with more desirable and interesting actions. It additionally familiarises kids with the extra subtle cross-curricular tasks they'll come across within the fundamental university. actions are clustered round specific shapes and colors and every set of actions is obviously associated with the EYFS Early studying objectives. actions for person studying via form and color is a hugely functional priceless source ebook for all early years practitioners.

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TIP When playing with two or more sets there will be obvious matching pairs, but if playing with only one set of cards, ensure that any child playing understands the connections between the different images of the same object. 31 Section 2 Circle 29 Snap differences game page PART 1 SHAPE Section 2 Circle 32 Heading Section 3: Triangle 30 What’s special about a triangle? KUW CLL PSRN C • • • • • • • 31 A triangle of triangles 32 A triangle of triangles activity page • 34 Triangular games page • • • • • • • • • 36 Street of roofs page 37 Which fits where?

Then you have an added attribute to work with during the game, enhancing problem-solving and mathematical skills in abundance. Discussing the number of sides of shapes and using them for sequencing can boost a child’s mathematical development in matching, numeracy and pattern making. 13 Section 1 Activities for all 12 Shape dominoes game PART 1 SHAPE Section 1 Activities for all 14 Tessellations 13 There are some wonderful colouring books on the market – with no pictures. Each page is a mass of lines and shapes that make elaborate patterns.

Cut out squares in assorted colours of paper and make mosaic patterns and pictures too. Refer to ‘All square but different’ for another idea. 46 Square of triangles activity page 42 PART 1 SHAPE Section 4 Square 47 Construction site 43 PART 1 SHAPE Section 4 Square These ideas actually came to life after the builders had been to lay our new paving slabs in the garden (as mentioned in ‘All square but different’). Outdoors The children used buckets and spades, trowels and rakes in the sand pit to re-enact the busy builders.

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