Sorting the grocery list into categories
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This play experience becomes more physically active if you take your child to the grocery store and allow them to walk through the aisles.
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Principle 3: High expectations and equity. Children progress well when they, their parents and educators hold high expectations for their achievement in learning.
Practice: Intentional teaching. Intentional teaching is deliberate, purposeful and thoughtful. They use strategies such as modelling and demonstrating, open questioning, speculating, explaining, engaging in shared thinking and problem solving to extend children’s thinking and learning.
Playful and meaningful experiences with categorising lays the foundation for sorting and representing data (Montague-Smith & Price, 2012).
Montague-Smith, A., & Price, A.J. (2012). Mathematics in early years education (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge.