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under5s - matching activities
The following activities can be printed off and copied for use in your early years setting or, for parents, at home.

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Activity Format Description Learning Goal 
Matching Shapes Help Monty mouse draw a line to join the shapes which match Matching
Shape recognition
Matching Mice & Cheese Draw a line to join the sets of mice and cheese which match Set recognition
Matching
Counting
Christmas Match Draw a line between the Christmas pictures that match and then colour them in Matching
Valentine's Match Draw a line between the Valentine pictures that match and then colour them in Matching
Matching Stars Draw a line between the sets of stars that match Set recognition
Matching
Counting
Matching Sea Life Draw a line between the pictures that match and then colour them in Set recognition
Matching
Counting
Matching Sets to Numbers #1 Draw a line between the sets and numbers that match. Set recognition
Matching
Counting
Matching Sets to Numbers #2 Draw a line between the sets and numbers that match. Set recognition
Matching
Counting
Matching Sets to Numbers #3 Draw a line between the sets and numbers that match.  Set recognition
Matching
Counting
! Rather than using these printable sheets why not present the children with different types of objects and ask them to point to the ones that are the same or to sort a pile of objects into those which are the same.
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