- Child correctly identifies the triangle from a group of one circle, two typical rectangles, and one typical triangle.
- Children finds things in the world that are circles, such as breakfast plates, the bottom of cups, tires, and the end of garden hoses.
Help your student become a(n) Shape Recognizer—Typical
Discussions invite children to name shapes that are common in the culture, circles and squares, then triangles. Many find it easiest to start with prototypical examples--squares and equilateral (all sides the same length) triangles with the base horizontal. (However, include other examples as soon as possible to avoid having children think these are the only examples. See the next level.)