Feely Box [Shape Property Identifier]

Activity Type: Small Group
Shape Property Identifier

Quick Description:

Children identify shapes, even those with the same number of sides, through touch alone by figuring out all their properties (right angles, equal length sides, etc.).

(This Building Blocks activity was modified in a research project* building activities that develop both mathematics and executive function competencies.)

*Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education (DREME)

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.