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There are 5 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Early years weight, you may find related items under Early years foundation stage.Broad Topics > Early years foundation stage > Early years weight
A group of animals has made a seesaw in the woods. How can you make the seesaw balance?
This task provides children with the opportunity to investigate halving different shapes and check that they have made two halves.
By following some simple recipes in this task, children can practise the skills of measuring and counting ingredients.
Comparing the wrapped presents in this activity will give children the chance to explore and discuss weight, including the idea that large objects aren't necessarily the heaviest.
By making 'caterpillars' in this activity, children will have an opportunity to practise using language of length and width, as well as using non-standard measures to compare lengths.