Reception Longer and Shorter Length Game

Teacher Specific Information

This Reception Longer and Shorter Length Game will help children develop their understanding of length. Encourage children to compare the crayons, talk about the different lengths, then answer the question by dragging the correct crayon into the box.  You could also set up practical activities to encourage children to explore objects of different lengths.

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Development Matters

40 – 60 Months
(MS-11) Orders two or three items by length or height.

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.