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Language and Communication Pick out shapes from a collection  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.

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Pupils start to pick out particular shapes from a collection

Early years skill:Shape, space and measure
Early years typical range:30-50m
P-scales/Nat. Curriculum skill:Maths Shape Space and Measures
P-scales/Nat. Curriculum level:P7
TAP skill:Language
TAP level:TAP42
Section:Early Years (0-5yrs) info; Primary (5-11yrs) info

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Activity/strategy name and materials required How to do the activity Key principles for doing the activity and comments
Hunt the shape

Plastic shapes

Soft toys

Beakers

Use squares, circles, rectangles etc and play hiding games under soft toys or beakers. As the child or you 'find ' the item label it, for example: 'Look...a circle.'

You need to make the learning very visible.

Allow the child to explore the materials and give time to respond to questions.

Use simple language and as much as possible use the same phrases to name shapes e.g. 'Square...this is a square.'

Use lots of repetition.

Posting

Plastic shapes

Post box

Bag (optional)

Allow the child to explore the materials and give time to respond to questions.

Join dots to make shapes

Dotted pictures of shapes

Pencil, colouring pencils or crayons

A post box (optional)

Use simple language and as much as possible use the same phrases to name shapes e.g. 'Square...this is a square.'

Use lots of repetition.

Play dough modelling

Play dough, plasticene or similar.

Allow the child to explore materials and give time to respond to questions

Use simple language and as much as possible use the same phrases to name shapes e.g. 'Square...this is a square.'

Use lots of repetition.

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