Area of Development – Math: Geometry and Spatial Sense

Indicators typical for a child between the ages of 3 and 5 for this area:

  • Becomes aware of his body and personal space during active exploration of physical environment
    • Begins to build mental and physical maps of their surroundings
    • Responds to “put it beside” or “put it under”
    • Explores geometric shapes using their hands, eyes and mind
    • Builds an increasing understanding of directionality, order, and positions of objects, and words such as up, down, over, under, top, bottom, inside, outside, in front, and behind
  • Begins to explore the size, shape, and spatial arrangement of real objects
    • Notices and copies simple repeating patterns, such as a wall of blocks with long, short, long, short…
    • Begins to notice different shapes and identifies big and small shapes
    • Identifies and labels several shapes

Related Storytime Shares:

Math: Geometry and Spatial Sense 1 (Shapes)

Math:Geometry and Spatial Sense 2 (More Shapes)

Math:Geometry and Spatial Sense 3 (Directions)

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