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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.

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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.

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2-5 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.

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9-11 year olds
Pattern Shapes

Try making patterns, tessellations or pictures with shapes. Explore geometry and fractions or investigate symmetry.

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4-7 year olds
Symmetry Shapes

A teaching resource for demonstrating symmetry on IWBs and iPads.

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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.

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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.

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7-11 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.

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5-7 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.

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6-11 year olds
Changing Shapes of Materials

A useful teaching site to demonstrate how materials change shape when they are squashed, pulled, pushed, turned, stretched and twisted. It lends itself well to use on an interactive whiteboard and children can predict the effects of forces.

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5-7 year olds
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