Reception Positional Language Game

Teacher Specific Information

This Reception Positional Language Game will help children to use and understand positional language. Encourage children to place objects in different positions, according to the instructions. This resource features the following positional language: on, in between, in, next to, on top, beside and under. 

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Development Matters

40 – 60 Months
(M-S3)Uses positional language.
(M- S10)Can describe their relative position such as ‘behind’ or ‘next to’.

Early Learning Goal
(ELG 12) 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.