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Introducing NRICH TWILGO

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We're excited about this new program for drawing beautiful mathematical designs. Can you work out how we made our first few pictures and, even better, share your most elegant solutions with us?

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.

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.

Horizontal Vertical

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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?

L-ateral Thinking

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Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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. . . .

School Fair Necklaces

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

Making Maths: A-maze-ing

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

What Shape?

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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 Shape for Two

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'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

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

Opening Patterns

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

Different Sizes

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A simple visual exploration into halving and doubling.

Being Thoughtful - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

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.

Being Curious - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems for inquiring primary learners.

Being Determined - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems at primary level that may require determination.

Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

What's Happening?

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

Arranging Cubes

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

Arranging Counters

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

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Making a scale model of the solar system

National Flags

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

Olympic Rings

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