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How can I help my child understand geometry?

Being able to identify and describe shapes, sizes, positions, directions, and movement as well as creating and understanding art, is vital in lots of different occupations, such as construction and design. It’s important for children to become familiar with shapes and spatial relationships in their environment, to understand, the principles of geometry in later grades.
Identify shapes and sizes:
When playing with your child, identify things by their shape and size: Tell them: "Hand me the big book" "Take the sugar cubes out of the cupboard", for example
Build structures using blocks or old boxes:
Ask your child which shapes stack easily and why.
Play "I spy", looking for different shapes:
"I spy something that is round." "I spy something that is rectangular." "I spy something that looks like a cone."
Go on a "shape hunt". 
Have your child look for as many circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles as he or she can find in the house or garden. Do the same with three-dimensional objects like cubes, cones, spheres, and cylinders. 

More questions

Understanding maths can be tricky for many children which is why they need all the help they can get.
Your child is an individual so it's important to discover the right interests for your child.
There are lots of things that you as a parent can do to help your child learn about science.
Besides the fact that your child will need maths right up until he leaves secondary school, he will also need it to get through life.
Making maths part of your everyday life can help your child develop a love for maths.
Geometry is necessary for so many different occupations so it's important to give your child a good understanding of the basics.
Measurements are used to determine height, length, time and money so it's important your little one gets lots of practice.
Numbers are used to describe quantities, to count and to add, subtract and multiply. 
Children learn maths through activities that encourage them to explore, solve problems and think about what they are exploring.
There are lots of things that you as a parent can do to help your child understand math.



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