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Mathematical Development

 Maths at Woodcroft is about:

  • Building the vocabulary of number, size, shape, weight, capacity and position through play
  • Looking for patterns
  • Learning about adding and subtracting through number rhymes, stories and through everyday experiences
  • Developing an awareness of the numbers all around us
  • Exploring boxes, bricks, block play and construction toys
  • learning about one-to-one correspondence 
  • Comparing, ordering, thinking, exploring ideas and problem solving
  • Drawing on experiences and talking about ideas and choices
  • Having staff who recognise the potential for incidental mathematical learning everywhere!