Today- New Things and Number Play
Introducing the children to new experiences and objects is very important in the learning and development process. Children need to investigate material properties, sensations and the emotions these evoke to be able to have knowledge and make decisions about what they like or dislike.
Today I observed a child lining up numbers and animals and then combining the two activities. She showed that she had knowledge of the correct number order as she matched the numbered disks to the number line. When I asked her about the numbers she was giving the animals she said “They like that number”. She worked independently, selecting what she needed and wanted to play with, and displayed a wide range of skills.