- When shown a group of shapes, a child names common shapes such as squares and rectangles, as well as less common shapes such as trapezoids.
- A child notices that a shape cannot be a rectangle because “it’s corners aren’t right.”
Help your student become a(n) Shape Identifier
Explorations and discussions involve more than the shapes typically named in our culture, such as many different shapes of hexagons (any polygon with 6 sides), rhombuses (four equal sides; includes squares), and trapezoids (1 pair of parallel sides), pentagons with 5 sides, octagons with 8, quadrilaterals or all 4-sided shapes, parallelograms (two pairs of parallel sides (includes rectangles, rhombuses, and squares) and so forth.
Name that Shape!
Feely Box [Shape Identifier]
Mr. MixUp [Shape Identifier]