Hands-On Math Parquetry Blocks, Fun and Creativity with a Mathematical Twist

Hands-On Math: Parquetry Blocks creates a virtual math playground where students explore, investigate and discover mathematical concepts. Students use colored Parquetry Blocks on an interactive playground to discover and explore, patterns, sequences, geometry, fractions, angles, shapes, and much more.

Using Hands-On Math: Parquetry Blocks students can develop the following important mathematical concepts:

  • Shapes and Properties
  • Logical Patterns and Sequences
  • Meaning of Fractions
  • Classifying Angles and Measurement
  • Creativity and Design
  • Open-ended Pattern Blocks Playground.
  • Supports Discovery and Directed Teaching Strategies .
  • Problem Solving Activities which Can Be Solved Using Virtual Manipulatives.
  • Helps to Build an Intuitive Understanding of Geometry.
  • On/Off Options and Controls for Various Features.

Parquetry Blocks Playground

Six types of colorful Parquetry Blocks are provided for use on the Hands-On Math Playground. The Playground offers an ample supply of blocks which can be placed, moved, arranged, rotated and grouped in order to represent mathematical ideas.


  • The Properties of Geometric Shapes
  • What Comes Next in a Pattern or Sequence
  • Fractions (Shading Parts of a Whole)
  • Acute, Right and Obtuse Angles
  • Symmetry
  • Rotations and Translation


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Students use a slider or buttons to select an activity. Here is a sample activity where the object is to move the correct Parquetry Block into the space in order to learn the names and shapes. When the Speech Enhancement option is activated, the name of the shape is pronounced when the student touches it.product

Hands-On Math: Parquetry Blocks is now available at the Apple iTunes Store.