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CLIP 3123

Dancers making shapes with fabric

Dancers making shapes with fabric
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Key Info
  • Dancers making shapes with fabric
  • Duration: 01:30
  • A group of dancers manipulate a piece of cloth into different shapes. If you fold one corner of a square over to the opposite corner you make a triangle, and if you fold it in half again you make another triangle. Is there a way of folding a square into a square? Yes - by folding each point into the middle of the square.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    2D and 3D Shapes

  • Keywords: shape, 2D, dance, square, triangle, fold, shapes, make, identify
Ideas for use in class
  • Children can take inspiration from this clip and make their own shapes out of fabric or paper, individually or in groups.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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