Shereen’s notebook (nursery)
and her friends were on the minibus,
on their way to the forest.
Shereen asked Emma (her teacher) if
she could use Emma’s notepad. First
she drew the ‘buttons’ (in the box
in the lower half of page) and
writing numerals in each, read, ‘1,
2, 3, 4”. Then she wrote the letters
above - reading, ‘Drawing’.
knows the difference between letters
that can be read as writing
(including the initial ‘D’ of
‘Drawing’) - and numerals that have
mathematical meanings, from the
abstract symbolic language of