In how many different ways can you break up a stick of 7 interlocking cubes? Can you see how much he has turned when he gets back to where he started? Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers. Explore ways of colouring this set of triangles. Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you each work out what shape you have part of on your card?

Geometry problems at primary level that may require resilience. Try continuing these patterns made from triangles. Arranging Cubes Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Domino Patterns Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Sorting and describing using mathematical properties such as size and shape. Chairs and Tables Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: You may need to do some estimating, some calculating and some research.

How would you go about finding out its height? Paper Patchwork 2 Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers. In how many different ways can they neich their houses? Can you see what is happening?

## Visualising at KS1

prpblem Cover the Camel Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Here are some arrangements of circles. This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. Interactivities to Make You Inquisitive Age 5 to 11 These activities all have interactive elements to arouse your curiosity! Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

## Building with Solid Shapes

Intriguing Interactivities Age 5 to 11 This feature for primary teachers brings together tasks with interactivities to stimulate learners’ curiosity. Can you find a way to do it? To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide priblem of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Sort the Street Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: What shapes could have made them? Can you find the route it has taken?

Exploring characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and describing them.

# Properties of Shapes KS1 :

Try continuing these patterns made from triangles. Can you make symmetrical patterns?

Playing with 2D Shape Age 5 to 11 Children need opportunities to play around with shapes as well as meeting them formally.

Shapes are added to other shapes. Making a Picture Age 3 to 5 Using everyday language to talk about shape and position.

Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS1.

Can you see who the gold medal winner is? Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it? Colouring Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Giving children chance to ‘play around’ with two-dimensional shapes gives them the freedom to explore spatial properties pproblem themselves, thereby developing their understanding in a meaningful way.

Playing with 2D Shape. 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.

Paper Patchwork 1 Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Arranging Cubes Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Inside Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Being Resilient Age 5 to 7. Properties of Shapes KS1.

Timing using non-standard and standard devices.