# Center

Less Same More (K)

## Stage 1: Groups of Objects

### Narrative

Students choose a collection of objects and place the objects in the box at the top of the mat. They complete the mat to show groups that have fewer, the same, or more objects than the original amount.

Give at least 2 collections of between 2 and 9 objects per group of 2.

## Stage 2: Images

### Narrative

Students choose a card with an image and place it in the box at the top of the mat. They continue choosing cards and place them on the mat based on whether they show fewer, the same, or more images than the original amount.

## Stage 3: Drawings

### Narrative

Students choose a card with an image and place it in the box at the top of the mat. They complete the mat by drawing to show groups that have fewer, the same, or more images than the original amount.

## Stage 4: Numbers and Images

### Narrative

Students use cards that have a number and an image. Students choose a card and place it at the top of the mat. They continue choosing cards and determining whether each shows less, the same, or more than the original amount.