1 More and understanding what 2 meters look like
Talk to your child about why we need to try to be 2 metres apart when we are with people who do not live with us in our homes. Explain that this is because the virus can’t spread across this distance even if an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Watch the video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMwEDi9-kOk
Show the children what 2 metres would look like (measuring tape, strips of paper or sticks attached together).
Explore with your child what two meters looks like.
How many adult hands long is 2 metres?
How many adult feet long is 2 metres?
What if we use children’s hands and feet to measure? Will it be the same or different? Why?
What objects do we have at home that could be the same length?
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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