Shape Hunt Part 1

This Shape Hunt Part 1 lesson plan also includes:

The hunt is on! Send young mathematicians on a search for shapes in the first instructional activity 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 in the classroom, on the playground, or in any other available open space around the school. A fun whole-group instructional activity that supports children with becoming comfortable recognizing common geometric shapes.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Provides an engaging opportunity for children to practice drawing shapes
  • Includes a modification for using real-life objects instead of paper shapes
Cons

  • Some preparation required creating and hiding paper shapes for the scavenger hunt
Common Core