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Early Mathematical Development

Early Mathematical Development


Children begin to understand the early concepts of size and quantity.

They use mathematical language , such as heavy, light, full, empty, long, short, more, another, big and little in relevant contexts.

They show an awareness of time.

They begin to understand and use positional words, such as in front of, behind, above and below.

They talk about shapes in the environment.

They solve problems as they play.

They question, predict and experiment.

In the course of their play they sort, match, order, sequence and count.

They learn number rhymes and songs.