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Co-ordinates - Reasoning about Position and Shape

An interactive site where you find the missing coordinates on a given shape, reflected in a mirror line, or the midpoints of straight lines. You can choose to find coordinates in the first quadrant, or all four quadrants.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Geoboard

A wonderful teaching resource for exploring shapes. Choose from three different geoboard designs and stretch out the bands to make your shapes.

Teachers, Pupils
6-11 year olds
Pattern Blocks

Have fun making your own shapes and tessellating patterns or see if you can complete the pattern puzzles.

Pupils
7-9 year olds
Pienado

A 2D shapes adventure game where your mission is to plug the holes in the forcefield. This game can help develop spacial awareness.

Pupils
7-9 year olds
Geoboard by Didax

You can create all sorts of 2D shapes with the bands on this Geoboard. There are two grids to choose from: circular and rectangular.

Pupils
6-9 year olds
2D Shapes Class Clips

Short video clips from the BBC designed for classroom use.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Finding the Area of Compound Shapes

A good site on finding the area of a shape based on rectangles on a grid. Estimate first and then compare with the actual area of the shape. Good as an IWB demo tool for teaching how to apply the formula to compound shapes based on rectangles.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Christmas Patterns

A Christmas edition of our Shape Patterns game. This is a sequencing game where children from 3 to 8 years of age need to complete a sequence of Christmas icons by finding the missing shape. Excellent for logic and problem solving.

Pupils
3-8 year olds
Sorting 3D Shapes on a Venn Diagram

An activity where you use a Venn diagram to sort a variety of 3D shapes according to their properties, including: whether they are pyramids or prisms, the number of faces, edges and vertices and whether they have a curved surface.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Classifying Triangles by Angles and Sides

A video tutorial from PBS on how to classify triangles according to angle measurements and side lengths. It is likely to appeal to pupils because it is presented by a student.

Teachers, Pupils
10-11 year olds
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