Cut and Paste Shapes

Engage youngsters in exploring the wonderful world of shapes with this series of cut-and-paste activities. Offering a variety of materials from printable pattern blocks to a series of matching exercises, this resource will have your class indentifying shapes in no time.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use these materials for primary grade learning centers during math lessons on shape recognition
  • Encourage children to explore the relationship between the different shapes, helping them to see how certain shapes can be combined to create others
  • Create laminated sets of these shapes that students can use as an alternative to pattern blocks
  • Attach magnets to the backs of these shapes to create instructional materials that can be displayed on the class whiteboard
  • Shapes are color coded to help students with distinguishing the differences between them
  • Provides examples of the different patterns and pictures that can be created using the shapes
  • This resource offers shapes that are large enough for young children to cut out with reasonable accuracy
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