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### What's Inside/outside/under the Box?

##### Stage: 2 and 3

This article describes investigations that offer opportunities for children to think differently, and pose their own questions, about shapes.

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

### What Shape?

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.

### What's Happening?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Shapes are added to other shapes. Can you see what is happening? What is the rule?

### What Shape for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

'What Shape?' activity for adult and child. Can you ask good questions so you can work out which shape your partner has chosen?

### En-counters for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Arranging counters activity for adult and child. Can you create the pattern of counters that your partner has made, just by asking questions?

### Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Opening Patterns

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Look at some of the patterns in the Olympic Opening ceremonies and see what shapes you can spot.

### Being Determined - Primary Geometry

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems at primary level that may require determination.

### Arranging Counters

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A task which depends on members of the group working collaboratively to reach a single goal.

### Being Curious - Primary Geometry

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems for inquiring primary learners.

### Arranging Cubes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

A task which depends on members of the group working collaboratively to reach a single goal.

### Being Thoughtful - Primary Geometry

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: Co-ordinating Space in Drawings

##### Stage: 1

This second article in the series refers to research about levels of development of spatial thinking and the possible influence of instruction.

### L-ateral Thinking

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: the Importance of Instruction.

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article looks at levels of geometric thinking and the types of activities required to develop this thinking.

### Horizontal Vertical

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

### Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or never true?

### School Fair Necklaces

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

How many possible necklaces can you find? And how do you know you've found them all?

### Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

### National Flags

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem explores the shapes and symmetries in some national flags.

### Making Maths: A-maze-ing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Did you know mazes tell stories? Find out more about mazes and make one of your own.

### Make Your Own Solar System

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

### Olympic Rings

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This problem is intended to get children to look really hard at something they will see many times in the next few months.

### Different Sizes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

A simple visual exploration into halving and doubling.