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Exploring Big Numbers
Young children are fascinated by big numbers, often asking, ‘What is the biggest number there is?’ or using words like hundreds or millions to describe quantities of things. Providing children with engaging contexts, such as those found in picture books, can promote lively discussions and lead to the development of number sense and estimation skills...More
- What is the biggest number there is?
- Describe quantities of things
[contributed by Dr Tracey Muir]
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