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Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Connect geometric shapes to your learners' lives with this worksheet. In order to complete this worksheet, young scholars must discover examples of triangles, squares, and circles at school, at home, and outdoors and list them on a...
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The Greedy Triangle-Intro to Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
 In this geometry lesson, learners read The Greedy Triangle and use geoboards to construct geometric shapes. They identify the number of sides and angles each shape has.
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What Am I?: Geometric Shape Riddles

For Students 1st - 3rd
Combine literacy, problem-solving, and geometric shape recognition with this riddle learning exercise. Scholars solve 4 riddes, naming the shape described in each. Descriptions are in first person, and include a real-life look-alike. For...
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Bodies In Motion: Shapes and Gestures

For Teachers K
Students use geometric shapes to describe body parts. In this geometry instructional activity, students use geometry vocabulary as they discuss body parts. They practice drawing bodies using shapes based on a wooden model that is poised...
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Geometric Shapes Three

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geometric shapes activity, students examine six shapes and label each of them with the correct names from the word bank.
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Geometric Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Your mathematicians can find geometric shapes anywhere! Help them practice by examining this shape-identification instructional activity, in which they look at 3 images and find the shapes they recognize in a house, a snowman, and a...
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Radial Balance Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a radially balanced design using geometric shapes which exhibits their prior knowledge of symmetry. They use a kaleidoscope image to develop a design using markers or colored pencils.
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Shapes Make Form

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars combine geometric shapes. In this geometric shapes instructional activity, students review basic 2-D shapes and discover how to combine shapes to construct a tangram. Young scholars explore tessellations.
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Shapes on the Farm

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or out on the farm, shapes are everywhere in the world around us. Presented with an illustration of a farm, youngsters are tasked with coloring in all of the triangles, rectangles, squares, and...
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Shapes from Shapes

For Teachers K
Geometric shapes are really cool. Examine triangles, quadrilaterals, trapezoids, rhombuses, parallelograms, pentagons, and hexagons with your class. They draw large shapes and small shapes then compare them to understand their shapely...
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Guess My Shape

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners play a game with shapes. They work in groups to identify the names and characteristics of various shapes. They give each other clues to see if others can identify the shape being described. This is a great hands on activity.
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Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
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The Shape Song

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
As a review of geometric shapes, such as circles, triangles, and squares, this resource would be a terrific addition to a classroom lesson. The visuals are inviting and the number of sides to each figure are also identified. In addition,...
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Recognizing 3D Shapes, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Do your first graders know the difference between cones and cylinders? Use this handy activity to help youngsters learn geometric shapes. With prisms, spheres, and pyramids, among others, this resource prompts pupils to identify each...
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Where's That Shape?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Your kindergartners know their shapes - but can they identify their locations? A 3x3 grid contains geometric shapes such as diamonds, circles, and hexagons, and pupils locate the shapes within the grid. Which shape is underneath the...
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Write the 3-D Shape's Name, Part 2

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Geometry can be fun when you know the shapes! Twelve pictures of geometric shapes, including cones, pyramids, and spheres, prompt first graders to write the name of each shape in the space provided. Use the activity as a quiz or homework...
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Geometric Shapes in Art

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover geometry in art. In this geometric shapes lesson plan, 2nd graders view a PowerPoint featuring several paintings. Students note the geometric shapes they see, and what is similiar and different about the...
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Identifying Congruent Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
With a hands on technique, learners identify congruent shapes during this lesson. Both in groups, and individually, they discuss whether the shapes used in the examples are congruent. Then they head to the computers and go to a website...
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Geometric Shape Names

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Combine math and language arts in the same lesson with a reading passage about number prefixes in geometric shapes. After reading several short paragraphs about the different prefixes used in shape names, kids answer five comprehension...
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Plane Shapes on Solid Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th
Plane shapes from solid shapes? Guide your mathematicians to discovery in this tracing activity, during which they find plane shapes from the faces of solid objects. The 4 objects include a party hat, cereal box, pyramid, and can. The...
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Who Wants to Win Millions - Estimation, Shapes, Time, Fractions

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to have learners review concepts relating to estimation, fractions, geometric shapes, and time! They play a game called Who Wants to Win Millions in order to practice these skills. The visuals are attractive and motivating.
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Shape Fractions

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Use shapes to visualize fractions! Elementary learners color 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 of various shapes. A great addition to your fractions lesson, or to introduce geometry in your math unit.
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Sorting 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Explore shape attributes with young geometers as they sort nine shapes based on their corners. Scholars determine whether or not each shape has a square corner, drawing it in the appropriate space accordingly. They are encouraged to use...
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2-D Shape Cards

For Students K - 5th Standards
Add some visual support to your elementary geometry lessons with this set of printable shape cards. From triangles and squares to octagons and nanogons, this simple resource can be used in countless ways to develop children's knowledge...