- When shown 40 objects spread out for 1 second and asked, "How many?," the child responds, "About thirty."
Help your student become a(n) Scanning with Intuitive Quantification Estimator
Children have experiences covering surfaces and talking about area (e.g., on the playground, "this is a really big area for our game" or ""we covered the whole table with no holes") can be helpful. In discussions, differentiate area from other quantities (e.g., "Her block building is taller than yours, but yours covers more of the rug!")
Estimate How Many [Scanning Estimator]