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30-50 Months number

Uses some number names and number language spontaneously. Uses some number names accurately in play.  Recites numbers in

order to 10. Knows that numbers identify how many objects are in a set. Beginning to represent numbers using fingers, marks on

paper or pictures. Sometimes matches numeral and quantity correctly.  Shows curiosity about numbers by offering comments or

asking questions. Compares two groups of objects, saying when they have the same number. Shows an interest in number problems.

Separates a group of three or four objects in different ways, beginning to recognise that the total is still the same. Shows an interest

in numerals in  the environment. Shows an interest in representing numbers. Realises not only objects, but anything can be counted,

including steps, claps or jumps.


30-50 Months shape, space and measures

Shows an interest in shape and space by playing with shapes or making arrangements with objects. Shows awareness of similarities

of shapes in the environment.  Uses positional language. Shows interest in shape by sustained construction activity or by talking about

shapes or arrangements. Shows interest in shapes in the environment.  Uses shapes appropriately for tasks. Beginning to talk about

the shapes of everyday objects, e.g. ‘round’ and ‘tall’.