This guided geometry lesson takes second graders on an exploration of 2D and 3D shapes. Kids will learn how to sort shapes, as well as partition them into halves, quarters and thirds. Tangrams are also featured within the exercise in order to give kids practical ways of practicing their new geometry skills. For more printable practice, try the geometry worksheets recommended by our curriculum advisors to accompany this lesson.
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When students learn about 3D shapes, they begin working with new vocabulary for different attributes of these figures. This catchy geometry song gives kids a visual lesson about how to identify faces, vertices and edges on 3D shapes. Your child will sing and watch along without realizing how much she's learning.
Blast off into space with this Hexuzzle that gives second grade students a deeper understanding of hexagons through seeing how shapes fit together to form a hexagon. Rotating the hexagon gives students a different, simpler perspective of a shape that might previously have seemed inaccessibly complex.
Get your first or second grader's geometry knowledge into shape with this quick quiz on identifying shapes by attributes. After listening to the instructions, kids will click on the shape that best matches the clues given by the narrator. Also good for second grade, kids will work with triangles, rectangles, and other shapes.
Roly is one hungry cat! In this geometry game, kids must use a grid to split the lawn into equal parts, feeding Roly in the process. Great for visual learners, this game encourages children to explore how to divide a whole into halves, thirds, and quarters. They'll love making Roly munch through the grass, and teachers will love how much fraction practice kids get with this interactive game.