Count the owls
With this magnetized teaching material, the child will be able to train in a playful way with the enumeration by gathering around Mother hen as many chicks as eggs incubated. Through this concrete situation, he will use several strategies and manipulate the different representations of quantities.
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On each of the 5 trays, the eggs of the mothers hatch. The child will make the chicks appear by using the representation of the number requested, indicated by the eggs. Mommy hen had as many chicks as she hatched eggs. While playing, the child will memorize the written representations of quantities: the fingers of the hand and the numbers written in numbers. The child will be able to develop different counting strategies: count the eggs then count the chicks, show each egg and place a chick, count with his fingers, and of course place the chicks in the same arrangement as the brooded eggs to visually check if it is the same.
Construct the notion of quantity by understanding that any number is obtained by adding 1 to the previous number.
Know how to associate the representation of the fingers of the hand and the numbers with the quantities.
Skills developed :
Know how to make a collection from 1 to 5 by counting.
Use different representations
Contents of the box :
5 magnetic trays
16 magnetic chicks
10 quantity magnets: numbers from 1 to 5 and hands from 1 to 5 fingers
a storage box
a user guide
- Class Level
- 3 to 5 years
- Solid magnetic cardboard
- How to use
- Individual autonomous workshop or small group activity