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: How Long Are You?
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

Children use everyday language to talk about size, to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems

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:Wrapping Parcels
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

In this activity, children have the opportunity to wrap some toys and to measure and discuss the size of the box or wrapping paper that they will need.

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: Cooking with Children
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

By following some simple recipes in this task, children can practise the skills of measuring and counting ingredients.

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: Packing
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

This activity involves sorting toys into categories by using comparing and classifying skills.

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.