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’.