A selection of ideas and activities focusing on 2D shape. Includes a range of printable and interactive activities that look at different aspects of 2D shape. Can be used to reinforce and enhance pupil knowledge.
A4 pdf with seven vehicles fetured made from basic shapes. Vehicles are car, van, boat, ship, aeroplane, tractor and fire engine. Shapes are textured for a degree of realism and captions are in Sassoon Font
A printable pdf file for 4 players. Game has 4 levels so could be used with a wide selection of pupils by just choosing the bits you want: shape-shape, shape-photo object, shape-name and shape to description. Clear picture, Sassoon Infant font throughout.
Make a familiar object using shapes. Use the language of shape, position and number while discussing with pupils how to make the picture. How many shapes is the house made up of? The rocket uses a rectangle - can you see anything in the classroom that is a rectangle shape? The rocket is going to fly to a planet - what shape would you use for that?
Printable activity, with a shape theme, suitable for workstation use. Learners sort images into big or small columns and also label the shapes to identify. Available in two, differentiated versions - version 1 has shapes of two sizes and version 2 has .
I intend to make these into separate cards so that my SEN pupils can match the 3 categories. My pupils do not need to know the differences between an isoceles triangle or an equilateral triangle - therefore this is very basic. But feel free to adapt it.
Clear cards for 8 2D shapes - circle, square, rectangle, equilateral triangle, right angled triangle, pentagon, hexagon and octagon. Each card contains information on number of sides/right angles/interior angles. Pitched at a low level but could be used as discussion starters to investigate further properties of each shape included
Make pictures from common shapes. Can pupils make shapes bigger and smaller to represent... a caterpillar's legs, windows on a house or bus, apples, etc? What shapes and sizes do they need to represent a block of flats, a house, a lorry? Can they make a face with shapes?
Symbols (c) Widgit Software Sets of cards to use with coloured shapes you will probably have already. This is an example of making add-on activity cards to extend the usefulness of standard materials. You can match the pictures, give instructions to.
Clear cards for 16 shapes (no captions) with additional cards showing names of shapes. A multi-use resource - can be used for simple matching and sorting games or extended by using the included editable template to write shape descriptions and discuss .