Heavy and Light!
It is essential for Nursery children to understand and apply the mathematical concept of heavy and light. This concept will involve comparing items of different weights to expose your child to language such as heavy, light, heavier and lighter. Learning this concept in a play based manner could take place through the idea of a nature hunt- finding and comparing objects that you find while on your daily walk. This could be stones, pebbles, feathers, leaves and flowers.
When comparing items to each other it is important to question your child. Examples are: