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Worms and More

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

Learning length and area with play-dough worms

Numeracy Focus: Using proportional reasoning

This unit comprises five stations which involve the students in developing an awareness of the attributes of length and area.

The focus is on the development of appropriate measuring language for length and area through experiences that young children can relate to.

Stage: Birth to Level 2

This resource supports:

Proficiency

  • Fluency

HITS

  • Multiple exposures

Cross-curricular

  • NA

VEYLDF Learning Outcome

  • Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

Audience

  • Early childhood practitioners
  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Teach

Sourced from:

Reflective Prompt

How might you use this resource to foster young children’s understanding of estimating and using measurement?

Reflective Prompt

How might you use this resource to foster young children’s understanding of estimating and using measurement?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to support children’s fluency?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to support children’s fluency?

Attention Global2 users: Department-funding for Global2 is being discontinued.

The Department of Education and Training will not be funding the use of Global2 past the end of the current contract on 31st of December 2020.

Please refer to FUSE for further details on the discontinuation of funding and transition options available for schools.