We like to use easy, hands-on activities to practice different math concepts. Here are some of the centers we did to practice 2D Shapes:
Spin and Build
Students used the spinner, then built the 2D shape they landed on. This was great for practicing how many sides and vertices each shape has.
We put this center out for a few days, and we added different materials.
This was a huge hit with our students, and they were able to explore and learn about 2D shapes without even realizing how much they were learning!
2D Shape Game
For this activity, students roll a dice and move along the outside endge of the board game. They must cover whichever shape they land, then roll again. They keep going until they have covered up all the shapes.
This game is great for shape recognition! You could have students play this individually or in pairs.
Spin and Cover
Another great activity to practice shape recognition is this spin and cover center. Students use the spinner, then cover whichever shape they landed on.
Roll and Make
Students roll a dice, then add that shape to their picture. They can keep rolling and building until they finish their picture. This was a great activity for shape recognition and allowed students to be creative at the same time!
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