Package 4-2 - Kindergarten Mathematics - Dice patterns A (1-4)

This task will help your child identify relationships between numbers.

Week 5 - Package 2 - Kindergarten Mathematics - Dice patterns A (1-4)

Things you need

Have these things available so your child can complete this task.

Ideal

Back up

  • Show your child the faces of a dice you have at home

Why is this activity important?

Spatial structures like dice patterns are critical mathematical representations that children need to be able to make meaning from.

Before you start

Your child can interact with this task on their own if needed. If you are with them, observe what they know and gently guide them to respond to the video only as needed.

What to do next

Watch the Dice patterns A (1-4) video.

Allow your child to interact with the video and record their thinking.

Options for your child

Activity too easy?

Ask your child to draw different ways of representing the same dice pattern.

Follow-up questions to ask your child

  • If you imagine 4 of something (for example) in your mind, what do you see? How do you see it?

  • Let’s go on a 4 hunt (for example) next time we are going out. Let’s see how many times we can see the number 4 and how many collections of 4 things we can find!

Extension/Additional activity

Play Guess my number.

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