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Schemes of Work

MATHEMATICS ACTIVITIES

DAY CARE (3 YEARS AND BELOW)

CONTENT

V CLASIFICATION

Sorting and grouping Matching

Matching and pairing

j) NUMBERS

Rote Counting

Counting concrete oDjects

• MEASUREMENT

•Measuring sides of oDjects

•Heaviness of oDjects •Daily events/routine

•Volumes of containers

HINTS FOR THE

TEACHER/CAREGIVER

Encourage activities that will enhance sorting and grouping, matching anc pairing

Ensure that materials used

in the activities are related to

the theme, safe and

appropriate

Avail variety of play

materials

Lead children in counting songs, counting games and counting poertis Encourage children to count oDjects in their surroundings from (1-5)

Help children count items related to the theme from (15)

Guide children to walk on straight lines while counting their stops (short distances) Guide children to use hand span, arm or feet to measure length of oDjects an short distances

Provide materials for children to compare their heaviness Dy lifting

Encourage children to tell activities they do during the day Allow them to play with toys

SUGGESTED MATERIALS/ RESOURCES

•Materials of different

sizes, colour and use

•Materials related to the

theme

•Charts

•Pictures

•Matrials realted to the theme

•Realia (real oDjects) •Pictures of oDjects related to the theme •Charts '

•Diagrams

•Children’s Dody parts

•Containers

•Water

•Soil

•TaDles

•Cards

•Stools

•Pieces of clothes •Forms •Leaves •Blokes

•Exercise Dooks