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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.
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.
Symmetry matching game involving mirroring pictures, shapes and patterns along lines of symmetry.
Sort the pictures, shapes and letters into symmetrical and not symmetrical sets.
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.
A wonderful resource for exploring shapes. Choose from two sizes of geoboard and stretch out the bands to make your shapes. Tablet-friendly.
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.
A useful resource for making tessellation patterns using regular polygons. What kind of tessellations can you make out of regular polygons?
Try making patterns, tessellations or pictures with shapes. Explore geometry and fractions or investigate symmetry. Great for demonstrating protractors and measuring angles in shapes.
Find Places on a Grid Map
Use this rainforest game to get some practise using coordinates on a map. Follow the instructions to find four locations on the map.
Complete the puzzles by matching the shapes and reveal each animal.
A painting tool where you paint a symmetrical pattern. Use either brushes or stamps to create your picture. You can even design a pizza with two lines of symmetry.
This resource from Mathsframe allows you to use a marker to identify the coordinates of points on different grids. You can mark points and draw lines and shapes in either 1, 2 or 4 quadrants.
Grover's Winter Games
This game is probably suitable more for use at home than at school. It has three parts. The first has number to 15 number recognition activities, the second has shape patterns to complete and the third tests a child's ability to follow instructions.
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.