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### 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.

### 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.

### 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

### What's Happening?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### 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?

### National Flags

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Different Sizes

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

A simple visual exploration into halving and doubling.

### 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.

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### Opening Patterns

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Being Determined - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems at primary level that may require determination.

### Arranging Cubes

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

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

### 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.

### Being Thoughtful - Primary Geometry

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

Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

### Make Your Own Solar System

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

Making a scale model of the solar system

### 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.