Sequence Cards

SEQUENCE CARDS (individual or small group presentation)

Purpose:
To give the impression of the sequence of time.

Age:
3+ years
Material:
Related assortment of cards which can be arranged in sequence.
“My day” pictures.

Presentation:
Invite a small group of children to join you on a mat.
Show the children where the sequence cards are kept.
Lay out the cards from one set. Ask the children which card do they think comes first.
Place the card to the top left of the mat. Continue placing the cards in sequence.
Engage the children in conversation, discuss why they choose their particular order.
Encourage them to work with other sequence cards and discuss the story the pictures tell.
When finished have the children replace the materials.

Exercise 1:
As in presentation.

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