Developing Geometric Thinking through Activities That Begin with Play

  • Developing Geometric Thinking through Activities That Begin with Play

    Pierre van Hiele
    For children, geometry begins with play. Rich and stimulating instruction in geometry can be provided through playful activities with mosaics. Activities with mosaics and others using paper folding, drawing, and pattern blocks can enrich children's store of visual structures. They also develop a knowledge of shapes and their properties.