Geometry 3Start Lesson
Trapezoid and Rectangle Shape Song
In this online shapes quiz kids decide which shape has three sides. Which shape is not a triangle? Kids must use their knowledge of shape attributes and deductive reasoning skills to identify shapes in this tricky geometry quiz. By naming shapes based on sides and angles, kids will deepen their knowledge of shape traits in this geometry game.
Shark Tangram Challenge
Oh no! Muggo has a few broken parts and he need your kid's help to make a full recovery. The only way to get him back in working order is to have your kid use tangrams to create a target shape. A tangram is a Chinese puzzle that promotes spatial awareness and tangram play will help your kid get a firm handle on shape recognition. What's more, tangrams are a great early introduction to geometry.
3D Shapes Ice Cream Attack
It's a hot day, and Officer Ice Cream needs your child's help to beat the heat! In this sunny geometry game, kids must identify 3D shapes to keep Office Ice Cream from melting. If she correctly identifies the 3-dimensional shape, that sun will freeze. Be careful though; if she incorrectly guesses the sunny cube, sphere, prism, cylinder or rectangle, the suns get even closer!
Spot the Shapes
There are nine shapes hidden in this messy closet—can your child find them all? Perfect for teaching new shapes and brushing up on the basics, this game will also help kids learn the attributes of trapezoids, parallelograms, semi-circles and more. Kids will also hone critical observational skills with this “find it” exercise, and learn real world examples of shapes to help recognize them again and again.
The King and the Moon
For a leisurely lesson on first grade geometry, let your child sit back, relax, and read this charming storybook. The story involves shapes and fractions to help familiarize kids with the concepts and language of basic geometry. Let the narrator read the text, or have your child read to you for some extra reading practice.