NRICH: Baskets
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

This activity encourages children to practise their sharing and counting skills by putting small objects into some baskets.

NRICH: Mud Kitchen
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

When playing in this mud kitchen, children will be using the language of size and capacity to choose utensils for different tasks.

NRICH: Sock Washing Line
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

In this task, children are encouraged to spot pairs of socks and to order the socks by size and length on the washing line.

NRICH: Scooters, Bikes and Trikes
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

When waiting for a ride on outdoor toys, children can consider which route they might take around the outside area and how long they will spend on their toy.

NRICH: Small World Play
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

This activity provides an engaging context for children to consider the space they will allocate for some ‘small world’ toys, and how many toys they will be able to fit into the space.

NRICH: Tubes and Tunnels
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

When investigating these tubes, children will have the opportunity to practise using everyday language to talk about length, size and position.

NRICH: I Have a Box
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

In this activity, having access to a mystery box will spark children’s imagination and encourage them to describe what they notice about the box.

NRICH: Making a Picture
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

This task provides an opportunity for children to work together to make a picture, discussing with each other which position they want to put each shape in.