- When shown 4 red blocks and 3 blue blocks, an infant intuitively appreciates that "all the blocks" include the red and blue blocks, but when asked how many there are in all, may name a small number, such as 1.
- An infant notices differences in number and quantity based on physical characteristics of objects and visuals (i.e., stackable cubes, dot cards) by alternating visual tracking and the time spent looking at an object(s)/manipulative(s) of different quantities.
Help your student become a(n) Actor on Parts: Foundations
Experiences encourage explorations and appropriate talk of parts and whole in many contexts. Manipulating and grouping all kinds of objects builds foundations for parts and wholes from which all subsequent learning develops.
Numbers at Home