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Straws: Thinking Skills Activity for Shapes

Overall rating 4 out of 54.7 (46 ratings)

Last updated 14 October 2014, created 14 September 2009, viewed 139,224

This activity develops thinking skills and facts for shape at KS1, KS2 and KS3. Simple ideas and a great range of activities lead to real exploration of properties of 2-D shapes. NEW Straws 2 is now available, with another 4 activities.

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    Straws (1).pdf (87kb, pdf document)
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Creative idea, thank you

from HSBrown, 14 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I loved the ideas, great fun for the class. Thanks!

from justqualified, 08 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I really like this resource, many thanks. I intend to make some of these activities into cards for group / paired work, lots of new ideas.

from gepocock, 07 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

great, very easy to follow

from Leanne581, 15 August 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Very good - and fun - activity. Thanks!

from jmw22156, 23 June 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5
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