Perhaps you can overlap them or put one outside another? If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS1. Can you create your own repeating pattern? Always, Sometimes or Never? Start with three pairs of socks. How many different triangles can they make?

Perhaps you can overlap them or put one outside another? A group of children are discussing the height of a tall tree. Some children were playing a game. Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. Overlaps Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you see any cards they would both want? To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.

This series of three articles discusses the development of geometric thinking.

## Properties of Shapes KS1

Is there more than one way to do it? How Would We Count?

Position and Direction KS1. Compare the Cups live Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Easter Conference Age 5 to 18 Problems used at association conferences – Easter This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. Triangle Animals Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: How many pennies did Ram put in each bag?

Comparing and writing numbers. Can you help them record what happened?

In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles. Register for our mailing list. Domino Patterns Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Complete the squares – but be warned some are trickier than they look! Overlaps Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Age 5 to 11 This feature explores how teachers can harness the power of curiosity by using some tasks that may cause children to wonder!

To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. We might call them ‘hidden gems’!

# Playing with 2D Shape :

Register for our mailing list. Ladybird Count Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: What could each of the children buy with their money?

Complete the Square Age 5 to 7 Jrich Level: Four-triangle Arrangements Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs? Can you find a way to do it? Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it? Matching Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Register for our mailing list.

The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes.

# Fractions KS1 :

Turning Man Age 5 to probkem Challenge Level: Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid? Long Creatures Age 3 to 5 This activity focuses on making long creatures out of card to compare with each other. Can you convince us that you have found them all?

What does each face look like? Hundred Square Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: