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Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Shape, space & measures - generally

School Fair Necklaces

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

Different Sizes

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A simple visual exploration into halving and doubling.

What's Happening?

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

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.

Arranging Cubes

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

Paper Halving

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In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

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

Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1

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

Being Resilient - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Being Resourceful - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Curious - Primary Geometry

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Geometry problems for inquiring primary learners.

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?

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

Opening Patterns

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

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Making a scale model of the solar system

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.

Arranging Counters

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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. . . .

L-ateral Thinking

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Try this interactive strategy game for 2