Understanding the difference between big and small, more and less is something preschoolers need to learn. One easy way to practice this skill with your preschooler is with some Halloween printables for preschoolers all about size opposite.
I felt like my daughter focused on this skill for ages.
We worked on learning when something was bigger or smaller, comparing leaves, pumpkins, cookies, and puppies. We found so many examples, no matter where we went.
Likewise, understanding more or less is a beginning math skill that preschoolers need to learn. Do they have more puppies than their friends? Do they have fewer cookies left on the plate after having snack?
Check Out These Size Opposite Printables
In the spirit of Halloween, I created a few FREE Halloween printables for preschooler all about size opposite. You receive four worksheets with different Halloween-inspired images for your preschooler to use.
They have to decide which picture is bigger or smaller. Then, they have to compare pictures to find out which one has more or less.
The Importance of Learning Size Opposite
You might wonder why kids need to spend so much time understanding size opposite. Is it really that important?
Yes, it is!
First, it encourages critical thinking in our children. While the differences might seem obvious to us, we are adults; children need to critically look at the objects at hand and compare them. This develops cognitive skills and their observation skills.
Working on their observational skills is so important. Not only do we need to be able to observe things like danger, but it makes them pay better attention to the world around them. We want our kids to understand hot vs. cold, but we also want them to notice the different trees and changes.
Comparing more and less is a vital math skill that starts in preschool. Children have to understand that two is more than one and that five is less than six. Later, they’ll use these skills for adding, subtracting, and estimating.
Having a true understanding of numbers builds a solid math foundation as your child gets older.
So, as you can see, working on these skills is so important, and that’s why you need to download these free Halloween printables all about size opposite.
I hope your preschooler loves this size opposite printable as much as mine!