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Get your child to warm up their brain by singing along with this song.


I would like you to introduce the concept of doubling with your child.

Today we will learn about doubling in the sense that doubles occur when there are two groups/objects of equal quantities/size/value.


To illustrate this, help your child make a finger/hand painting on a piece of paper/baking parchment/old newspaper.  Here are some examples in the pictures below.


You could use paint, mud from the garden, jam, ink, felt tip ink on fingers, food dyes, ketchup, gravy browning  – anything you can think of to illustrate this point.


Spend some time helping your child to see that a double results in two identical pairs.

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