How do you build spatial reasoning, critical thinking, and problem solving skills while doing something that is fun? With tangrams! In honor of Chinese New Year, this lesson introduces your students to the Chinese puzzle of tangrams.
Students will get hands-on experience manipulating shapes in this preschool-friendly activity. With the help of shape blocks and worksheets, little learners will get the hang of squares, triangles and rectangles in no time.
2D shapes are all around us! In this lesson students will explore the properties of four different shapes—triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares! They will learn that they can find these shapes anywhere in the world around us.
Preschool students will love getting creative as they make shape animals while learning all about 2D shapes in this fun lesson! It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the Shapes and Shadows lesson plan.
In this fun music and text inspired lesson plan your students will love making their own shape pictures as they learn all about 2D shapes! It can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Fingerpaint and Fun with Shapes.
Your ELs will love learning all about shapes in this fun hands-on lesson plan. Students will practice identifying shapes using everday objects. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the Super Shapes lesson plan.
Hop to the circles! This lesson helps your students experience circles in a fun and informal way using crafts, songs, and games. Your students will also develop perceptual, fine, and gross motor skills at the same time.
Your students will get right to the point with this small group activity! Your students will use large push pins to punch out shapes, all while improving fine motor skills and creating class books to read when the activity is finished.
In this fun lesson plan, your students will love learning all about describing location using games, stories, and dancing! This can be used as a stand alone or pre-lesson for the **Where is It?** lesson plan.