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The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT)

Links to Practices Resources and Parent Information

    Find information that explains more about the Naglieri NonVerbal Ability Test below.

Visit our online catalog to view resources for preparation and practice for the NNAT, or to build the skills considered important for school success. Click on the images to access the resources available for the NNAT - Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test.  




General Purpose of the Naglieri Test:  Measures ability without the requirement of reading, writing, or speaking.  Focuses on reasoning and problem-solving skills. The test is considered ideal for those with limited English proficiency, as such is considered cultural-fair.


Used to identify:

  • Gifted students for whom English is a second language

  • Students whose school performance may be poor because of limited English proficiency

  • At-risk students whose low nonverbal reasoning ability may indicate potential academic problems

  • Students who may have a learning disability and require further diagnostic testing

Time:  Students given 30 minutes to complete 39 multiple choice questions.  Total test time is approximately 40 minutes.

Segments:  Pattern Completion, Reasoning by Analogy, Serial Reasoning, and Spatial Visualization


Test preparationThe following table provides a grade-level listing of the resources recommended for NNAT (Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test) preparation, or for building the reasoning skills related to this test.   Find general information about the NNAT at the bottom of this page.


These resources are both affordable and easy for parents to use with their children at home or through a tutor. 

Click on the resource title/link to find more detailed information and sample activity pages, or to purchase:




Kindergarten, 1st Grade

Building Thinking Skills, Beginning  and/or

Building Thinking Skills, Hands on Primary with required  Manipulatives  and/or..

Building Thinking Skills, Primary

Grades 2-3 Building Thinking Skills, Level 1. 

Building Thinking Skills, Level 1 (software)

Grades 4-6 Building Thinking Skills, Level II

Building Thinking Skills, Level II (software)


Grades 7-12


Building Thinking Skills, Book 3 - Figural

Building Thinking Skills, Book 3 - Verbal
























 The correlations are meant to show that skills assessed in a particular test are addressed in a particular resource. We do not claim that these materials match up exactly to each test or teach all the skills measured in a particular assessment.

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