By making a miniature model of their room or other familiar scenes, children can learn important geometric concepts.
Children can learn important geometric concepts by mapping familiar spaces.
Creating maps and models of their surroundings (their room, neighborhood, etc.) helps kids put their world in context. Talking about their map or model can help them understand the relationship of navigational words like up/down to map words like north/south and supports mathematical concepts of directionality and spatial relationships.
Choose a familiar space, such as a bedroom, and encourage your child to make a miniature model of it: