- Given a shape with the top marked with color, correctly identifies which of three shapes it would look like if it were turned “like this” (90° turn demonstrated) before physically moving the shape.
- When asked to use building blocks or pattern blocks to duplicate a simple "picture", children slide blocks together.
- A child slides two triangles together to make a rhombus.
Help your student become a(n) Simple Slider and Turner
Experiences moving objects from one place to another, across a flat surface, develop the intuition for this ability. Solving simple puzzles or duplicating arrangements with shapes and describing children's actions with spatial words such as "slide" (or "move") enhances these experiences.