Reception Identifying Heavy and Light Game

Teacher Specific Information

This Reception Identifying Heavy and Light Game will help children develop their understanding of weight and the use of balance scales. Encourage children to look at the images, decide which object is heavy or light, and drag the correct one into the box. You could provide appropriate objects to allow children to explore mass practically.

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Development Matters

40 – 60 Months
(MS-12) Orders two items by weight or capacity.

Early Learning Goal
(ELG12) Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.