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    Enrichment Activities

     

    Where's the Cat?
    Want to see if your eyes are quick enough to follow the moving "cat"?  This one will really make your brain have to work fast to see where the cat ends up!!
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    Smithsonian Invention at Play
    If you have plenty of time to devote to solving visual and spatial problems, this is the site for you!
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    National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, K-2 Geometry

    Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM Geometry standard for grades K-2, but older children will also enjoy the pentominoes, mazes. attribute blocks, and much more!

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    National Association for Gifted Children

    For general information about issues relating to gifted education, please investigate this site.

    Enchanted Learning
    This wonderful site covers a range of subjects which are fascinating to children.
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    Pentominoes
    Try to put the pentominoes together to make a rectangle. This will challenge your spatial intelligence!
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    Wacky Web Tales
    Learn your parts of speech while creating wild and wacky stories.
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    Rush Hour
    It's the classic "slider" puzzle updated for a PC.
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    SET Game
    Daily SET puzzle
     
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    TAO Online Game (Another version of SET)

    Here's another kind of SET with a slightly different look, but the same rules as the original SET.  Thanks for this site to Mrs. Emily Parker!!

    Sudoku
    Free printable Sudoku puzzles
     
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    LCPS Gifted Information Page
    Many of your general questions may be answered by reading this overview of the gifted services Loudoun County offers.

     

    Tangram Stories

    Students in South Dakota created their own stories using tangrams to illustrate.  Why not try to make your own story with tangrams?

    Another Make Your Own Tangrams site

    This one is in color!

    More tangrams from PBS Kids

    Here's another online, interactive version of tangrams!

    Tangram puzzles to solve.

    Use your tangrams to make these pictures.  Your tangram picture should look exactly like the small picture.  Use your "perceiving thinking key" to help you copy the picture exactly!

    Make your own tangrams!

    Here's a pattern for a set of tangrams.  Print them out on card stock so they'll last longer, then cut them out carefully.  Now you've got your own tangram set!

    PBS Kids Tangrams Puzzles

    Play an e-version of tangrams.