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Overlapping Rectangle

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Challenge young mathematicians' ability to compose and decompose shapes with this fun geometry puzzle. The goal is simple, locate all of the rectangles shown in a picture of three overlapping rectangles. Perform this activity as a whole...
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Shape Sequence Search

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Learning that size and orientation don't affect the classification of shapes is a big step for young mathematicians. Support children with developing this key understanding by looking at the array of shapes included in this resource. For...
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Shape Hunt Part 2

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Shapes are everywhere in the world around us, from rectangular doors to the circular wheels of a car. The second lesson in this series opens the eyes of young mathematicians to this wonderful world of shapes as they search the classroom,...
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Lesson 2: Shapes

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Shapes are really neat, and here's a activity that will help learners identify shapes through song, touch, and sight. They sing a shape song as they bounce different shapes around in a parachute. They then read a story and feel each...
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Red Circle, Red Circle, What Do You See?

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners explore shapes and colors. They listen to Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and use the same language pattern to create a color and shape book of their own. After that, with the leftover magazine...
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Match the Shapes

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Which shape is the same? Young geometers match a triangle, circle, rectangle, and square to their identical counterparts, connecting them with a line from left to right. Then, they do the same thing with a set of four circular shapes,...
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Shape Collages

For Teachers K - 2nd
To reinforce shape recognition and identification, little learners create a shape collage. They name each shape as they go, gluing or pasting them onto bright paper. They discuss collage techniques and are encouraged to use their shapes...
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3-D Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Each shape has its own set of properties that distinguish it from its shape family members. Review the properties of 3-D shapes with this quick game. Learners are given a set of clues to help them determine which shape will appear on...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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Guess the Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
How well does your class know their shapes? This interactive shape quiz provides learners with four clues which they will use to determine identify each shape. This is an excellent way to assess how well learners know their shapes and...
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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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Shape Hunt Part 1

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The hunt is on! Send young mathematicians on a search for shapes in the first lesson of this two-part series. Each time a child finds a hidden shape, he draws it on his paper, and continues searching for the rest. Perform this activity...
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Color the Right Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 1st
I remember doing this activity when I was little. Learners color each shape the color indicated at the top of the page. Squares are blue, cubes are red, circles are green and so on. There are 30 shapes to identify and color. 
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How Many Shapes in the Puzzle?

For Students K - 1st
Learners look at an image created out of various shapes. They find and count the number of rectangles, circles, and triangles in the image. Then they add each number for a total number of shapes.
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Geometric Shapes Three

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

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Play to review the various properties that help us identify 2-D shapes. Five different shapes are presented first by their properties only, these clues are then used to identify each shape. This is a great warm up activity, especially...
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Quadrilaterals: 2 dimensional shapes with 4 straight sides

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Which shapes are considered quadrilaterals? View and learn that two dimensional shapes with four straight sides are considered quadrilateral. The rhombus, parallelogram, rectangle, and trapezium are only few of the fabulous shapes shown...
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2-D Shape Recognition

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
How many of 2-D or plane shapes can your class identify? Can they get them all? Little learners view and review the names of nine different shapes, such as rectangle, square, triangle, and circle, to name a few.
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Eye Spy: Look, Find, Name Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young learners explore geometric shapes by analyzing images in a slide-show. They view a PowerPoint presentation of images and photographs including many basic geometrical shapes. The pupils discuss with their classmates which shapes are...
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What Shape Is That Object?

For Students 1st - 2nd
Before begining this worksheet you will need to clarify if learners are to write the 2-D, 3-D, or both version of each shape shown. They are to write the name of the shape they see. Some may be cones, spheres, or pyramids depending on...
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Shapes in the Big Apple

For Students K - 1st
Learners are asked to name (write) all the shapes they see in a picture of New York City. However this is not a picture of the city, but of one blimp and a building. Pupils write the names of the shapes they see on the line provided....
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Where's My Shape?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore geometry by reading a story with their classmates. In this shape identification lesson plan, 1st graders discuss the differences between two and three-dimensional figures and identify the characteristics of common...
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Shape Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore geometry by analyzing different shapes. In this shape identification lesson, students discuss the characteristics that make certain shapes unique and the same characteristics that cause shapes to look the same. Students...
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Triangles Introduction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore geometry by drawing various shapes in class. In this triangle characteristics activity, students identify the attributes that classify a shape as a triangle and practice using their bodies to create triangles in class....