**Problem Solving Skills**In all games children should be encouraged to communicate their mathematical thinking through verbalisation using their increasing range of mathematical language. game 5 involves using prediction, trial and error, making choices and decisions and logic and reasoning strategies.

**Oral Language**

Games 1, 2 and 3 have specific themes, 1. Children's games, 2. The Learning Environment, 3. The kitchen. Discussion around the themes should include opportunities for vocabulary building.