# Folding Plastic Geometric Shapes 12pcs

Product Code: MFGS
Transformative plastic shapes that illustrate 2D and 3D differences, suitable for 3 to 6-year-olds.

## Variations

£40.99 ex VAT £ 49.19 inc VAT

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## Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Enhances Geometry Learning

Tailored for KS1 and KS2, this set enriches geometry lessons by providing tangible examples for measurement and problem-solving activities, making abstract concepts accessible.

Includes Activity Guide

Comes with an activity guide, offering structured ways to explore shapes, fostering engagement and enhancing educational outcomes.

Visual and Tactile Learning

Children can physically handle and observe the shapes, promoting visual and tactile learning styles and aiding in the comprehension of complex geometric principles.

Supports Spatial Reasoning

Encourages children to develop spatial reasoning skills through the selection, rotation, and manipulation of shapes, preparing them for more advanced mathematical concepts.

Real-world Application

By comparing the shapes in the set with everyday objects, children learn to apply mathematical concepts to real-world scenarios, enhancing their analytical skills.

## Folding Plastic Geometric Shapes 12pcs

Transformative plastic shapes that illustrate 2D and 3D differences, suitable for 3 to 6-year-olds.

#### Overview

• Designed for a wide variety of age groups, this 2D and 3D Geometric Shapes Set simplifies geometry concepts through practical engagement. With an included activity guide aligned with the EYFS curriculum and suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2, it offers a variety of hands-on exercises. These activities encourage both independent and collaborative learning, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.

• Children's understanding of spatial relationships, volume, and surface area is deepened through interactive play. The set facilitates a tactile learning experience, enabling children to grasp complex geometric principles easily.

• By handling the shapes and comparing them with objects from their environment, learners can connect mathematical concepts with the real world, laying a solid foundation for their academic growth in mathematics. The purposeful design encourages curiosity and exploration, enhancing young learners' analytical skills while providing endless opportunities for discovery.

##### Supports the National Curriculum

EYFS, Mathematics

Compose and decompose shapes so that children recognise a shape can have other shapes within it.

Mathematics, Year 1, Geometry - Properties of Shapes

Recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes.

Mathematics, Year 2, Geometry - Properties of Shapes

Identify 2-D shapes on the surface of 3-D shapes, (for example, a circle on a cylinder and a triangle on a pyramid).

#### Technical Summary

##### Overview

Product includes

• Cube,Cylinder,Cone,Triangular Prism,Square Pyramid,Triangular Pyramid,Rectangular Pyramid,Pentagonal Pyramid,Hexagonal Pyramid,Rectangular Prism,Pentagonal Prism,Hexagonal Prism

• Technical specifications

• The solids have an 8cm base,

• Pack size

• 12

• Material

• Plastic

• Age Range

• Suitable for 5 to 11 years