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The Little Book of Maths Outdoors

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The Little Book of Maths Outdoors shows you how to take popular maths activities, using low cost resources, and make them work outside. Most young children love being outdoors and many will be encouraged to try new things and learn more effectively when they are in their preferred environment. The wide range of different activities in this book supports children's mathematical development through concrete, active, hands-on activity and play.

Ages: 2-6 | Pages: 60 | Code: TS0261 | ISBN: 9781921613890

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Terry Gould

Terry Gould was awarded a first class honours degree for teaching children in the 3-11 age range, a diploma in education, and a master's degree in teaching research in the early years. His extensive range of experience working with children, includes being deputy head teacher of a large 100-place flagship nursery school and deputy head teacher across 10 community nursery centres in the UK.

Marianne Knaus

Marianne Knaus is a lecturer in the Early Childhood Education program at Edith Cowan University. She teaches in both the undergraduate and post graduate programs, and coordinates the early childhood mathematics programs and the first year professional practice unit in childcare.

Contents

Introduction4
Links to the EYLF learning outcomes8
Balls and boxes10
Cars on the run12
Swap circle14
Dress the tree16
Crate maze18
Shape statues20
Beach hunt22
Bottles on the wall24
Can the cans26
Shape hunt28
Blowing bubbles30
Fill the bucket32
Do the course34
Predict ball games36
Knock them down38
Build it40
Hanging out the washing42
Net the duck44
Ball in play46
Personalised number plates48
Steps to the target50
In the bucket52
Climb the ladder54
Fish it out56
Measure it58