Children you might like to:
- List some of the transformations that take place as you get
ready for school.
- Sort these transformations into different categories of
- Find different words that mean the same as transform or
- Discuss things that transform more than once - going from one
state to another then another...then another. What is the most
transformations you can think of?
Parents you might like to...
- Talk through the idea of things that change gradually/
- Work through some examples of a physical transformation e.g.
tidying up iii. Consider things that change with time. With heat?
Things that chemically change.
- Investigate those things that DO NOT change.
- Explore other words that mean transformation.
Teachers you might like to...
- Consider some of the (many) different mathematical
transformations -e.g. reflections, rotations,.....multiplying by
three and adding one, squaring,...
- Illustrate the idea of transformation using Lewis Carroll's
idea of "Doublets", whereby one word is gradually changed into
another word by altering one letter at a time...e.g. pig, wig, wag,
way, say, sty.
- Discuss and classify the different types of transformations
that we can have.
- Consider multiple transformations.
- List and develop the different words associated with
- In the above - look for aspects that do NOT change within the