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### 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'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.

### Introducing NRICH TWILGO

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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: 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.

### 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?

### 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?

### Arranging Cubes

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

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

### 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?

### L-ateral Thinking

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

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### Different Sizes

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

A simple visual exploration into halving and doubling.

### 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?

### Opening Patterns

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### 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.

### National Flags

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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 Thoughtful - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Being Curious - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems for inquiring primary learners.

### 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?

### 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.

### Make Your Own Solar System

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

Making a scale model of the solar system