Even in Year 5 and 6, children are encouraged to explore maths concepts by using concrete resources.  

Here some children are using place value counters to secure their understanding of the short division method.

In our Shape and Space lessons we have been exploring 3-D shapes and their 2-D representations.  In a series of challenges, we drew nets of shapes and then built them.  

Can you draw a net of a die correctly and then construct it?

How many multi-link cubes do you need to make a 3-D cube?