K-2 Maths: Space Activities is designed to enhance the use of concrete materials within the classroom while exploring the mathematical concepts of regular and irregular shapes and objects; space, line and symmetry; location, direction and position. Students will be involved in manipulating, classifying and describing 2D shapes and familiar 3D objects.
Each activity page contains a “Think About It” box as a finishing challenge that promotes the use of varied strategies and cooperative learning, catering for a range of student abilities. Activities are linked to relevant student outcome statements, while useful extension ideas and a skills checklist have been included.
Author: Merryn Whitfield