Ask, “how many giant steps will you make before you reach the slide?” and get stared with some estimation - a really useful skill that can underpin so much of maths. It also powerfully gives a real life context to the idea of rounding numbers to the nearest ten. By playing the second game, your child will be encouraged to make lots of choices, really helping them to puzzle over this important concept. Try out the ideas on your shopping basket and you may have some surprising results!
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