- When shown a collection of 3, a child makes another collection of 3 in the same arrangement.
- When shown one snack and asked to give one to a friend, a child hands over one snack.
- A child relies on use of a matching strategy or other model to make a small collection.
Help your student become a(n) Maker of Small Collections
These experiences are informal opportunities for children to make a set that "looks like" it has the same number as another (1 or 2, possibly 3). For example, "I have two Cheerios. You get two!"