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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
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
2-5 year olds
2D Shapes Sorting Using Carroll Diagrams

Sort 2D shapes on Carroll diagrams. There are four levels of difficulty and sorting is by two variable criteria. Squares are classed as rectangles as they are special case rectangles.

Teachers, Pupils
6-11 year olds
Shifting Shapes

Can you name the 2D and 3D shapes? The game from ictgames has a draggable torch shining on a hidden shape. You can move the torch to guess the name of the shape and then click the 'eye' to see if you were right.

Pupils
6-9 year olds
2D Shapes Class Clips

Short video clips from the BBC designed for classroom use.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Pienado

A 2D shapes adventure game where your mission is to plug the holes in the forcefield. This game can help develop spacial awareness.

Pupils
7-9 year olds
Geoboard by Didax

You can create all sorts of 2D shapes with the bands on this Geoboard. There are two grids to choose from: circular and rectangular.

Pupils
6-9 year olds
Sorting Shapes on a Venn Diagram

Sort a variety of 2D shapes on a Venn diagram. Sort by one or two conditions. The site works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Geoboard

A wonderful teaching resource for exploring shapes. Choose from three different geoboard designs and stretch out the bands to make your shapes.

Teachers, Pupils
6-11 year olds
Pattern Blocks

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

Pupils
7-9 year olds
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