Positional language: Take it in turns to give each other instructions e.g Put the toy under/on/behind/in front of/in between. Play a direction game- e’g walk 2 steps forwards/backwards/sideways/turn left/right. You coukd also draw a map to move a toy car along.
Revise numbers 3 and 4.
Have a basket of small animals such as horses or cows and 2 fields. Ask how many animals could go in each field. Can your child find different ways to do this? What if they have 1 or 2 animals? Watch number blocks on Youtube about number 3 and 4.
Practise writing the number 3 and 4 in the air and in some glitter/sand.
Choose one or two of these ideas:
Sing 5 Little Speckled frogs
Sing 5 Little Ducks
5 buckets with number 1-5 on the front. Have natural items –leaves etc. Put the right number of items in each bucket.
Make a birthday card for a 5 year old and write the number 5.
Make a clock to tell the time at 5 o’clock
Look at a five pence coin. Can you make 5 pence up in different ways, using different coins.
Sorting activity- sort shapes into the number of sides. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Look for shapes around the house.
Draw different dot patterns of 1,2,3,4,5. Have a look at the powerpoint at the bottom of the page to help.
Shape faces – make a shape face. Name the shapes and talk about their properties e.g round, pointy, straight sides, has corners, looks like a ….