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Shape Patterns

Shape Patterns is a sequencing game where children from 3 to 8 years of age need to complete the pattern of different coloured 2D shapes. Three levels of difficulty.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

3-8 year olds
Shape Monsters

The Shape Monsters game is an introduction to 2D shapes for young children. Children need to feed the monsters with the correct shapes. The monsters then say the name of the shape they've eaten.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

2-5 year olds
3D Shapes

Escape the Roboidz and Shades in this exciting game of 3D shapes! But take care you need to know the properties of 3D shapes if you are to complete your mission.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

9-11 year olds
2D Shapes

See if you can guess the name of the shape. This site is a good teacher resource for use on an interactive whiteboard. Children are given the properties of shapes and need to think what the shape is.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
Shapes

A game where you need to sort 2D and 3D shapes according to their properties. This site lends itself well to a teacher led activity as the second section asks the questions but does not provide the answers.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

9-11 year olds
Castle shapes

Identify 2d and 3d shapes and their properties in the context of a castle. Use Venn diagrams to sort shapes according to their curved faces and vertices.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Sorting 3D Shapes

Here a range 3-D shapes are presented on screen and the user is asked to sort them into categories according to their properties. The site is a useful teaching aid on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Pattern Blocks

Have fun making your own shapes and tessellating patterns or see if you can complete the pattern puzzles.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-9 year olds
Sorting 3D Shapes on a Venn Diagram

An activity where you use a Venn diagram to sort a variety of 3D shapes according to their properties, including: whether they are pyramids or prisms, the number of faces, edges and vertices and whether they have a curved surface.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
2D Shapes Class Clips

Short video clips from the BBC designed for classroom use.

Teachers

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
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