Three great primary maths lesson ideas for geometry, shape and space, at two schools in Hertfordshire.
Years 2 and 3 explore the characteristics of different shapes using long pieces of elastic, making large shapes in the classroom using their bodies.
At The Wroxham School, Year 1 go on a shape hunt. This school has a Jeep on the school field and motorbike and sidecar in the library! The children are enthused by finding mathematical shapes in the real world.
Back at Cuffley School Year 3 are turning 2D into 3D shape, using drinking straws and modelling dough.